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Biography

Formerly the Under-16s captain, who hails from Merseyside and was one of the leaders at schoolboy level.

Garner plays centrally, in defence or midfield, and made two substitute appearances towards the end of the 2016/17 Under-18s season. The England Under-17 captain has enjoyed a marvellous first full year at Under-18 level, making 24 appearances in all competitions, scoring three goals. Garner's leadership qualities and outstanding work in the middle of the park helped the young Reds win the 2017/18 Premier League North title but he missed the national final against Chelsea due to his international commitments. Following a breakthrough season for the Reds, Garner put pen-to-paper on a first professional contract in the boardroom

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  • Position

    Midfielder

  • Country

    England

  • Date of birth

  • Joined

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The prospects with a chance to impress on tour Article

ManUtd.com’s Adam Marshall profiles the batch of youngsters in the travelling squad for Tour 2018.

Nicky Butt and James Garner in the boardroom at Old Trafford

Garner signs new contract Article

England Under-17 captain James Garner has put pen-to-paper on his first professional contract with the Reds.

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Goals from Mason Greenwood (2), Largie Ramazani and James Garner secured a good win over the second-placed Toffees.

James Garner

Garner loves Youth League lessons Article

United Under-19s starlet James Garner says he is becoming a better player with experience of European football.

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