AS Monaco invested in its future signing a deal with forward Armel Traore, the club announced on Wednesday. For Traore (2.02 meters, 18 years old) this is his first professional contract. He has been a member of Centre Fédéral de Basket-ball, and posted 15.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals in the French third division this past season. Traore has played for the French youth categories, and has won silver medal at the U16 European Championship in 2019, and is currently playing at the U19 World Championships. In the upcoming season, young forward is set to make his Turkish Airliness EuroLeague debut.