Josh Doughty, a 17-year-old Canadian midfielder, has confirmed that he has reached every agreement to join the Old Trafford team. 3 days ago, Josh Doughty announced that he only needs to pass a medical examination with M.U and he will officially be a MU.
Josh Doughty is considered the most promising talent in Canadian football history. Over the past two years this 17-year-old star has been the leader of the Real Salt Lake and Canada youth team.
A source from Real Salt Lake also confirmed that Josh Doughty had reached an agreement with M.U. And he said the young star had recently come to Manchester for a medical checkup.
According to this source, Josh Doughty has passed a health check and has officially signed a contract with MU. However, the Old Trafford team has not officially confirmed and announced this incident.
Josh Doughty himself also publicly about this transfer. The 17-year-old player said he would kick for the U21 and U18 M.U teams when officially switching to the Old Trafford team.
“I will mainly play for the team U21 M.U and U18 of the team to get acquainted with the new environment”, Josh Doughty said. Josh Doughty has UK parents, was born in Canada but has lived in the US since the age of 4. So Josh Doughty qualified to play for both England, the US and Canada in the future.
Josh Doughty is only 17 years old this year but soon proved talented. In the colors of the Real Salt Lake and U18 Canadian youth teams, the midfielder always plays the leading role on the field.
Before the news about Josh Doughty appeared, Manchester United under Louis van Gaal also successfully recruited 16-year-old Dutch player Timothy Fosu-Mensah recently.
With what’s going on, Louis van Gaal seems to want to build a long-term foundation by rejuvenating MU’s squad. Evidence, this season, he has created the opportunity for talents such as Paddy McNair. Tyler Blackett and James Wilson to try in the Premier League playground.