Manchester City have signed Manchester United trialist Yeboah Amankwah from under the nose of their bitter opponent after the youngster chose to join the blue half of Manchester as a scholar instead of signing a permanent agreement at Old Trafford.
Manchester United were assuming and certain that Amankwah would turn up signing a contract at the club. However, the news of him joining Manchester City as a scholar has now sprung up, which would come as a gigantic astonish and articulate frustration to the Red Devils.
— Joe Shields (@Joe_Shields_) October 17, 2016
The 16-year-old defender from South London trialled with Manchester United in October however, has concluded that he will now take part in Manchester City’s youth academy, despite representing Manchester United with the U-16s.
Yeboah Amankwah is a 16-year-old Ghanaian defender who got through the Kinetic Foundation, situated in London. The player was a part of the Manchester United squad that won the Premier League International’s Football for Freedom Trophy in October during his time of trial at the club.
Manchester City’s scouting manager Joe Shields tweeted a photo of Amankwah in his Red Devils’ outfit from two months prior hinted that the starlet was on his radar and now the news has come true.
The Red Devils have geared up their recruitment drive in the youth setup in the most recent couple of months, with the likes of D J Buffonge, Lee O’Connor, Tahith Chong, Nishan Burkart, Joshua Bohui to name a few, all moving base at the club in the recent times.
They have also finished an agreement for Ajax hotshot youth Millen Baars with his dad expressing that the youth was searching for a new test in England. Manchester United have spent record cash this season on first group stars however, the recruitment drive recommends that they are hoping to prepare their own for what’s to come. The Red Devils also poached away two of Manchester City’s important scouts to add to their ranks for the betterment of the youth setup at Old Trafford.