The future looks bright for Manchester United as they confirmed the signing of 16-year-old Englishman McCann. The Red Devils have now signed two youngsters to their academy in the ongoing window following the signing of Aliou Traore last week.
Reacting to the move to Manchester United training ground, McCann showed his happiness via his verified Twitter account by uploading one of his pictures while signing a pre-contract agreement with the 20-time Premier League Champions.
According to him via his Instagram account, he is happy to begin a new chapter of his career by signing for Manchester United. The youngster made his England debut for the Under-16 last year against Uruguay in a match which ended 2-0 in England’s favour.
— Charlie Mccann (@_charliemccann_) January 12, 2018
Speaking on McCann’s move to United, Coventry academy head Richie Stevens confessed that he would have loved to have him around for some time irrespective of the money United are willing to pay.
“We did not want to sell him, we did not need a fee for him even though there was a fee involved,” he said
He further declared the support of all the Coventry academy coaches for the youngster who has been unbelievable throughout his stay at the academy.
“Charlie goes with complete support from me and the rest of the staff from the academy. He has been unbelievable for us, even making his England debut back in August.” he concluded.
Manchester United academy has witnessed a huge turnaround since Nickey Butt took charge of the academy two years ago. He has brought in some quality youngsters with great prospects of becoming world-class players in the nearest future.
Tahith Chong, Lee O’Connor, Nishan Burkhart, Millen Baars, and Joshua Bohui all joined the Red Devils’ academy during Butt’s reign.