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Manchester United sign Richardson from Leeds

​Premier League giants, Manchester United have completed the signing of goalkeeper Theo Richardson from Leeds United.

The 18-year-old impressed United manager Jose Mourinho during his trial at Old Trafford.

The Lincoln-born goalie joined United this year on a trial, and he impressed the Red Devils’ manager.

Richardson was also impressive in the mini Manchester derby in March 2017 as he produced series of excellent saves to the delight of Manchester United chiefs.

According to the Red Devils, Richardson signed permanently on 20 July and joined the rest of the reserves and Under-18s for a pre-season training camp in Obertraun, Austria.

“Signed on a permanent contract after arriving on a short-term basis towards the end of the 2016/17 season,” reads Richardson’s profile on club website.

“One of four keepers with the reserves squad at the training camp in Austria – with Kieran O’Hara, Max Johnstone and Ilias Moutha-Sebtaoui – and likely to push for a place in the Under-23s and UEFA Youth League squad.

“Formerly with Leeds United, he produced some outstanding performances when thrust into the Reds’ Under-18 team to earn a deal over the course of the summer.”

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Updated: May 18, 2018 — 6:49 pm

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