PLAYER PROFILE

Josh Harrop

Birthdate:15 Dec 1995
Birthplace:Stockport
Position:Midfielder
U18 Appearances:
U18 Goals scored:
Joined United:01 Jul 2012
United Debut:
International:

A skilful midfielder who caught the eye with an outstanding cameo performance against Swansea City in the 2012 FA Youth Cup.

A real flair player with an eye for goal and confidence in his own ability, he only made one another substitute appearance for the Under-18s in addition to that display during the 2012/2013 term.

A four-goal show in the Milk Cup rout of Revo Express suggested he is making fine progress and maturing into a player to watch out for but he was introduced gently in the Academy side last season.

Harrop made nine appearances, three as a starter, and scored a solitary goal during a 4-2 defeat at Southampton.

Much more is expected this time around and a regular place in Paul McGuinness' midfield has been secured with his ability to set up chances for his team-mates a key feature of his game. By driving forward and delivering tantalising crosses, he has caught the eye and also found the net himself.

A late penalty in the mini-derby draw at Manchester City showed his composure and his badge-kissing celebration highlighted his allegiance to the Red

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