Josh Doughty spotted at Manchester United Under-18s match

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Manchester United appear to have completed the acquisition of Canadian midfielder Josh Doughty after the 17-year-old was photographed at the Red Devils’ Aon Training Complex watching an Under-18s match this weekend.

Doughty, who recently left Major League Soccer side Real Salt Lake, announced via Twitter last month that he had completed a medical with the 20-time Premier League champions.

And it seems United have agreed to take the technically-gifted teenager into their youth setup.


Doughty, who turns 18 in April, is eligible to play for United’s academy and Under-21 sides. He also has permission to compete in the FA Youth Cup.

The Canada Under-18 international is a central midfielder by trade - although he can also be deployed out wide - and played an integral role in Real Salt Lake Under-16’s success over the past two years.


However, Doughty faces an almighty challenge to break through the youth ranks of Manchester United, who boast a long list of talented youngsters.

Unlikely to make a first-team appearance any time soon, it’s possible that the Red Devils’ will attempt to find a loan club for the Canadian, depending on how quickly he develops over the forthcoming weeks and month.

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