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Manchester United have confirmed that Dylan Levitt has signed his first professional contract with the club.

The Welshman is just 17 years old, but is steadily making a name for himself in the youth league.

The youngster has, on several occasions, displayed an incredible range of passing, and his distribution has been likened to that of a more famous former academy graduate, Paul Scholes.

Levitt only moved to United in June last year, but is gaining a lot of followers, and is being tipped for a bright future.

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He is another talent signed under the watch of Nicky Butt, who has transformed the academy since he was appointed as the club’s Head of Academy.

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Manchester United confirmed the signature of the youngster with a brief post on their official website that read: “Dylan Levitt has signed a professional contract with Manchester United.

“The creative midfielder has forced his way into the Under-18 Premier League North champions’ line-up and scored an important winner in the game at Middlesbrough recently en route to the North League title.

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“The Wales Under-19 international has progressed well and has performed in a number of roles throughout the team, playing a key role in the big game against Manchester City that proved decisive in terms of wrapping up the championship.

“Not only has he contributed four goals this term but the 17-year-old has displayed real quality and should again make an impact on the Academy team in 2018/19. ”

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