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OFFICIAL: Wan-Bissaka joins Manchester United

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The former Crystal Palace footballer has signed a five-year contract with the Red Devils with an option to extender for a further year.

It’s official! 21-year old defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka has left Crystal Palace to sign for Manchester United in the English Premier League.

“Aaron is one of the best upcoming defenders in the Premier League,” Red Devils’ manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to the club’s official website.

“He has the right work ethic, talent and mentality to play for Manchester United and he fits exactly the type of player that we are looking to bring into the squad to help us improve and push on further.”

“Aaron is a young, hungry player and eager to learn and that’s important at his age,” he added.

“I am delighted he has signed with us and we look forward to continuing his tremendous development so far.”

Aaron Wan-Bissaka also spoke for the first time as a United footballer: “It’s an unbelievable feeling and an honor to call myself a Manchester United player and something I know that only a small number of players have the privilege to say.”

“I can’t wait to get going and integrated into the squad.”

He concluded: “I will have a short break now after the European Championships but I’m looking forward to starting training with the manager and my new team-mates on the pre-season tour.”