Three Manchester United players sign professional contracts

Manchester United have rewarded three young players with new contractsManchester United have rewarded three young players with new contracts
Manchester United have rewarded three young players with new contracts | Manchester United FC
Man Utd have rewarded a trio of academy talents with their first professional deals.

Three Manchester United players have signed their first professional contracts with the club.

Jacob Devaney, Ashton Missin and Tom Myles have all penned pro terms as they look to make the breakthrough at senior level in the years to come.

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The trio all played a key part in the U18s successful season that saw them win both the Premier League Cup and the Premier League National title at their age group and could make the transition to U21 level next season.

Devaney, 17, is a defensive midfielder with eligibility to place for the Republic of Ireland at international level. He made 30 appearances across all competitions last season and is the son of Barnsley hero Martin Devaney, who is assistant manager at the League One club.

Missin, 17, is a versatile winger who is capable of playing on either side of the attack. He grabbed five goals and registered two assists in 26 appearances last season, while also making a handful of appearances at U21s level and in the Uefa Youth League.

Myles, 18, is a goalkeeper who played a key role in the U18s double triumph, while he also made two appearances for the club at U21s level as well.

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The trio all took to social media on Tuesday night to celebrate their new deals as they gear up for an important season in which they are most likely to be tested at a higher age group. A host of academy talent are set to be involved in United’s first two pre-season matches next week, however the aforementioned trio are not believed to currently be in contention for either match.

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