Coca-Cola Championship side Stoke have signed Manchester United youngster Ryan Shawcross on a six-month loan deal.

Defender Shawcross, 19, has become Potters´ boss Tony Pulis´ fourth signing of the summer.

He made his first-team bow for United in their Carling Cup win at Crewe last season, before moving to Royal Antwerp on loan for the second half of last season.

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