Academy star Logan Pye has outlined his pleasure after signing a first skilled cope with Manchester United.
The 17-year-old, who began his journey with hometown membership Sunderland, arrived within the famed Old Trafford youth system 12 months in the past.
Capped by England U16s, Pye has made a complete of 23 appearances within the U18 Premier League.
An indication of his development got here final season, too, because the left-sided defender made his debut in Premier League 2.
Surrounded by his household, the promising Adidas athlete – who has been assigned squad quantity 78 – penned a first skilled contract with United.
Addressing supporters and his 6,000-plus followers on social media platform Instagram, proud Pye mentioned: “Happy to have signed my first skilled contract with Manchester United.
“Proud second for me and my household and a giant due to everybody who helped me obtain this.”
The multi-image put up, which has been appreciated by greater than 2,000 folks already, has attracted a spread of constructive feedback from United supporters – amongst others.
Pye has, in the meantime, personally responded to the vast majority of these congratulations himself.
Despite solely enjoying as soon as for the U23s aspect, the Sunderland-born defender is sort of sure to function for them within the upcoming Premier League 2 marketing campaign.
He arrived at Old Trafford as a part of a double deal – alongside Joe Hugill – 12 months in the past.
Aside from his encouraging academy outings, Pye featured in opposition to Rochdale within the EFL Trophy final season, regardless of having but to show 17 at that stage.
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