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Mancunian centre-back who was born 10 days into the new Millennium.
He joined the club in 2014 following a successful trial and will hope to compete for a place in the defence. The only Manchester-born player in the intake of eight players for 2016, although Aidan Barlow hails from nearby Salford. The defender made a surprise Reserves debut when coming off the bench in the final seconds of the draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium but his main priority will be securing a regular places in Kieran McKenna's Under-18 side. McKenna commented: "He was on the bench for the Reserves against Manchester City and ended up going on as a utility forward. Max has been a big part of it this season and played quite a few times in the Under-18s as a young first-year, which has been pleasing. He is a tough, aggressive defender who is good in the air with some really good attributes. If he keeps his head down and works hard, I think he can develop nicely over the next year." He finished the 2016/17 campaign with 12 starts for the Under-18s. Dunne continued to progress in the following campaign, making 17 appearances in all competitions. The youngster formed part of the defence that won the Under-18 Premier League North trophy.