Man Utd ‘beat Chelsea’ to signing of Watford youngster Harry Amass
Manchester United are reported to have fought off levels of competition from fellow Leading League heavyweights Chelsea to sign 16-yr-outdated Watford remaining-back Harry Amass.
Amass is highly rated in England and has even been starting for Watford’s Underneath-18 facet in the FA Youth Cup, featuring 2 times just before the Hornets fell in the fifth round.
The teenager also designed the bench for the senior aspect in the FA Cup third spherical defeat to Looking through but went unused.
According to the Evening Regular, there has been sizeable desire in Amass from throughout the Leading League, with Chelsea targeting the younger still left-again as element of their aggressive pursuit of the game’s top younger talents.
Nonetheless, Amass is comprehended to have agreed to be part of United as a substitute and is now in state-of-the-art talks around a move to Outdated Trafford.
Amass has opted to go away Watford as he believes coaching at a prime academy like United’s will speed up his improvement, fairly than remaining in the Championship.
His shift to United is established to come shortly right after the Pink Devils finalised the signing of teenage striker Gabriele Biancheri from Cardiff.
Biancheri, 16, represents Wales at youth amount but is eligible to engage in for both England and Italy as nicely.