Manchester Metropolis teenage sensation James McAtee is in talks over a mortgage transfer to Sheffield United with the Championship aspect main Premier League trio Bournemouth, Leeds and Forest in race to land 19-year-old
- Sheffield United are curious about a mortgage transfer for midfielder James McAtee
- Bournemouth, Leeds and Bournemouth are additionally within the race for the teen
- The 20-year-old made six appearances for Pep Guardiola’s aspect final season
- The Blades are hoping McAtee will make an identical affect to Morgan Gibbs-White
Manchester Metropolis midfielder James McAtee is discussing a mortgage transfer to Sheffield United after the Championship aspect made a suggestion on Monday.
The Blades are main the race to signal the attacking midfielder forward of Premier League trio Bournemouth, Leeds and Nottingham Forest. LaLiga aspect Villarreal have additionally expressed an curiosity within the teen.
The 19-year-old has made six appearances for Pep Guardiola’s aspect and is highly-thought of by the Metropolis supervisor. It was suspected that McAtee would stay as a member of the Residents’ squad this summer season, however that seems to have modified.
Sheffield United are discussing a mortgage for midfielder James McAtee with Manchester Metropolis
The midfielder made his Premier League debut as an alternative in Metropolis’s 3-0 win over Everton final November. McAtee was additionally handed a style of Champions League soccer within the second leg of the last-16 conflict with Sporting Lisbon.
The 19-year-old additionally excelled for Metropolis’s U23 aspect and ended the PL2 marketing campaign final time period with 25 purpose contributions in slightly below 2000 minutes. The midfielder was additionally rewarded with a long-term contract extension.
McAtee can also be a mainstay within the England youth groups and acquired his first call-up to the under-21 workforce in June this 12 months.
Bournemouth, Leeds, Nottingham Forest and Villarreal are additionally within the 20-year-old
McAtee made six appearances for Pep Guardiola’s aspect final time period in a breakout marketing campaign
The Blades are hopeful that McAtee can have the identical affect as Wolves’ Morgan Gibbs-White did final season throughout his mortgage.
Gibbs-White boasted 20 purpose contributions in 35 Championship appearances final time period as Paul Heckingbottom’s aspect reached the play-offs semi-finals.
United have been defeated 1-0 by Watford of their opening sport of the 2022-23 Championship season, suggesting their lack of firepower.
Morgan Gibbs-White loved a surprising mortgage deal at Bramall Lane final season
Sheffield United United have already signed highly-rated teen Tommy Doyle on mortgage from the Residents earlier within the window.
The Blades have additionally made the addition of defender Anel Ahmedhodzic for £4million this summer season, whereas Heckingbottom has made no secret of the truth that the remainder of their enterprise will revolve round free transfers and loans.
If they’re able to full a deal for McAtee it will symbolize a serious coup after there was loads of curiosity proven within the teen.