Manchester United may not have sign any player into their first team squad this January but have however been busy recruiting young talents into their academy team for future purposes.
Young and exciting England Under-16 star Charlie McCann has signed for Manchester United after agreeing transfer in September according to the Sun
The talented midfielder was born in Coventry and has been with Coventry football club since the age of Seven.
He made his international debut for England in a 2-0 victory over Uruguay last year.
McCann confirmed the news via twitter when he posted a picture of himself signing the contract at Carrington and wrote:
“Happy to sign for Manchester United, a new chapter begins.”
Coventry boss Richard Stevens reveals they wanted to keep McCann but couldn’t stop him from joining his dream club.
“When a big football club come knocking, and it is the club that Charlie supports, you must let him go and have that experience.
“We did not want to sell him, we did not need a fee for him even though there was a fee involved.
“He has been unbelievable for us, even making his England debut back in August.
“Charlie goes with complete support from me and the rest of the staff from the Academy.”
McCann will now join the growing Manchester United academy team and seeks to develop his talent.
Jose Mourinho promised to give the academy players an opportunity to showcase their talent with the first team squad when he arrived Old Trafford two-year ago.
The Red Devils reportedly paid an undisclosed fee to the Sky Blues team for the youngster signature.