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Demetri Mitchell

Birthdate:11 Jan 1997
Birthplace:Manchester
Position:Winger
Joined United:01 Jul 2013

An exciting left winger with bags of potential who impressed for England's Schoolboys in the Victory Shield before being part of the squad that won the Under-17 European Championship in 2014.

The tricky wide man made one appearance for the Under-18s in the 2012/2013 campaign, coming on as a substitute in the home reverse against Crystal Palace, but was regularly involved in his first year as a scholar. Six goals from 18 starts, with four further appearances as a substitute, was a decent return and he certainly has the ability to bag spectacular strikes.

One stunning effort in the 2011 Aegon Cup against Bayern Munich earned a place on the MUTV Goal of the Month shortlist and a superb volley at Leicester City illustrated his wonderful technique.

Described as a potential game-changer, he has explosive pace and is at his best in one-on-one situations with defenders when he can accelerate away from his marker. Although he usually performs on the wing, Mitchell can also play up front if required because he is such a fine finisher.

There should be plenty more to come from the talented prospect and he will be expected to pin down a

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