Willy Kambwala.

Kambwala joins the United Academy

Monday 05 October 2020 18:30

Manchester United is pleased to confirm the signing of Willy Kambwala from Sochaux.

The 16-year-old defender has represented the Ligue 2 club up to Under-19s level and has captained France’s Under-17s.
Willy Kambwala has captained France Under-17s.
Kambwala will join Neil Ryan’s Under-18s squad once his mandatory period of self-isolation is complete.

The centre-back’s arrival completes a busy period of Academy recruitment, which has seen eight players join United’s Professional Development Phase from outside of the club and five players from the Under-16s group earn scholarships.

Full list of Manchester United Under-17 and Under-18 players:

Rhys Bennett
Owen Dodgson
Noam Emeran
Alvaro Fernandez
Will Fish
Omari Forson
Calen Gallagher-Allison
Alejandro Garnacho
Johan Guadagno
Isak Hansen 
Bjorn Hardley
Dillon Hoogewerf
Iestyn Hughes
Joe Hugill

Shola Shoretire, who has been playing with the Under-23s this season.
Zidane Iqbal
Marc Jurado
Willy Kambwala 
Oliver Kilner
Charlie McNeill
Dermot Mee
Mateo Mejia
Daniel Polakowski
Logan Pye
Charlie Savage
Shola Shoretire
Martin Svidersky
Charlie Wellens
Radek Vitek

The new season is here. Our 2020/21 home, away and third kits are available now from United Direct.