Manchester United have completed the signing of talented young goalkeeper Theo Richardson from Leeds United.
The 18-year-old joins the Red Devils on a permanent basis, after having impressed during this trials with the Old Trafford outfit towards the end of last season.
The promising starlet caught the eyes of many during his debut game – a Mini Manchester Derby – wherein he made a string of crucial saves to keep the score 2-2.
The Lincoln-born shot-stopper’s profile on the United’s official website reads: “Signed on a permanent contract after arriving on a short-term basis towards the end of the 2016/17 season.
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“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.
“Formerly with Leeds United, he produced some outstanding performances when thrust into the Reds’ Under-18 team to earn a deal over the course of the summer.”
The youngster is expected to represent the Red Devils in the prestigious Super Cup Northern Irish tournament – formerly known as the Milk Cup – later this week.