As the season is about start, Manchester United is trying to make popular signings. However, they are also investing in their youth system.
They have completed the signing of Theo Richardson following a long but successful trial with the Club, reports Manchester evening news. The youngster caught the attention of United scout while playing for Leeds United.
He was handed his debut for the United when they locked horns with capital rivals Manchester City at the Etihad in March. The 18-years-old goalkeeper gave a good account of himself as United avoided defeat in the game that ended 2-2.
Confirming the report, Man United updated their website with the player’s profile and wrote:
“Signed on a permanent contract after arriving on a short-term basis towards the end of the 2016/17 season,” Richardson’s club profile reads.
“One of four keepers with the reserves squad at the training camp in Austria – with Kieran O’Hara, Max Johnstone and Ilias Moutha-Sebtaoui – and likely to push for a place in the under-23s and UEFA Youth League squad.”
United have one of the best goalkeepers in the world in David Da Gea which Richardson will be looking to learn from and one day make it to the first team.