Currently on loan with Swansea City for the season, Ethan is a powerful runner who has been with the club since a very young age and has worked his way through the ranks.

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  • Date of birth

    5 Aug 2001

  • Joined

    1 Jul 2017

Kovar and Laird discuss merits of loan deals


'Any little encouragement, any criticism. I took it all in,' say our young Reds in the first Emerging Reds episode.

Emerging Reds: Laird x Kovar


Our brand-new series, focused on United's premier young talents, begins with Matej Kovar and Ethan Laird...

  • published time 3 week agoVideo

Elanga and Laird keen to push on


The United pair are determined to impress, following our 4-1 pre-season success on Friday.

  • published time 3 week agoNews

Elanga x Laird: We keep on building


United duo Anthony Elanga and Ethan Laird spoke to MUTV following our triumph over Melbourne Victory...

Loan Watch: Laird promoted with Bournemouth


The young defender’s club were on the winning side of a crucial clash to book their ticket back to the Premier League.

  • published time May 22News

Loan watch: Kovar's EFL award


The goalkeeper kept a third consecutive clean sheet while full-back Ethan Laird made a first start for AFC Bournemouth.

Garner's FA Cup run showcases loans success


Nick Cox, Head of Academy, highlights James Garner's success at Forest as key example of United's loan success.

Loan Watch: Brandon's Norwich development


The 21-year-old left-back is racking up top-flight appearances with the Canaries.

Loan Watch: Chong shines on injury return


Six United loanees featured over the weekend across the four top divisions of English football.

  • published time Mar 22News

Loan watch: Chong returns from injury


Also, find out how Ethan Laird's debut for AFC Bournemouth went and watch James Garner's goal for Forest here.

United's January transfer window round-up


Eight players departed on loan, and one permanently, over the course of the first month of 2022.

Schmeichel’s FA Cup dream


Peter Schmeichel emphasises the FA Cup's importance, and there’s news on Richard Arnold, Ethan Laird and fixtures…

  • published time Jan 22Video

Laird reiterates United ambitions


Ethan is raring to go at Bournemouth as he continues to work on developing as a player.

  • published time Jan 22News

Laird agrees new loan move


Full-back Ethan Laird is posed to seal a switch within the Championship.

  • published time Jan 22News

Loan Watch: Laird shines in huge win


Find out how our on-loan Reds did this weekend as Ethan Laird continues to impress in the Championship.

  • published time Oct 21News