According to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United have signed Freddie Veseli from Manchester City.

The 19-year-old central defender joined the club in 2008 but has become frustrated by the lack of first team opportunities. He made his debut for the club in a pre-season friendly in the summer but when the dreadful Stefan Savic got the nod ahead of him during Vincent Kompany’s absence, the Veseli clearly realised it was time to leave.

Veseli captain the Swiss U-17 team to World Cup victory back in 2009 and the City academy boss, Jim Cassell, sung his praises. “Frederick is an exceptionally talented defender renowned for his ability on the ball,” he said. “He can also play in a number of positions and could eventually develop into a central midfield player.”

However, Veseli’s agent has claimed the paper has jumped the gun and that nothing has been agreed yet. After a trip to Liverpool yesterday, we might not be the reds that the youngster has signed for.


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