Manchester United sign Manchester City ace Reece Devine

Manchester United sign Manchester City ace Reece Devine

Reece Devine has accomplished his transfer to Manchester United (Picture: Twitter)

Manchester United have signed former Manchester City teenager Reece Devine on a short-term deal.

The defender joined City in 2016 however has been snapped up by United after his deal expired on the Etihad.

United academy boss Nicky Butt has overseen an enormous recruitment drive since taking the position two years in the past and 16-year-old Devine is predicted to go straight into the membership’s U18s squad.

Jose Mourinho criticised the quality of the club’s U23s squad after they were relegated last term and stated he introduced the likes of Tahith Chong and Angel Gomes on tour due to a scarcity of choices instantly beneath the primary workforce.

 Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong, Joshua Bohui, Mason Greenwood & James Garner had been all taken on United’s tour (Picture: Getty)

United’s academy was decaying by the top of Sir Alex Ferguson’s period at Old Trafford however the Red Devils have nonetheless produced the likes of Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Paul Pobga lately.

Mourinho handed Scott McTominay a first-team position final season and Andreas Pereira is predicted to remain on the membership after impressing in the course of the membership’s pre-season tour.

United begin their Premier League marketing campaign towards Leicester City subsequent Friday and are hoping to make at the least one signing earlier than the switch window closes the day earlier than.

Tottenham ace Toby Alderweireld is Mourinho’s primary goal however Spurs are demanding £75m for the 29-year-old.

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