Max Taylor


Formerly known as Max Dunne, his name was changed to Max Taylor from February 2019.

A Mancunian centre-back who was born 10 days into the new Millennium.He joined the club in 2014 following a successful trial. He was the only Manchester-born player in the intake of eight players for 2016, although Aidan Barlow hails from nearby Salford. The defender made Reserves debut ahead of schedule, when coming off the bench in the final seconds of the draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium before returning to fight for a place in the Under-18s side. 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. A step up into the Under-23s squad, but he required cancer treatment during the 2018/19 season. Everybody at the club continues to provide the utmost support in his rehabilitation and he returned to training for the first time in September 2019, as an important step in the resumption of his career.

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Dylan Levitt celebrates his goal against Swansea City with his Manchester United U23s team-mates

United Under-23s sink the Swans Article

The young Reds come from behind to beat Swansea - and welcome back Max Taylor following his serious illness.

Max Taylor is welcomed back by the rest of the Under-23s squad.

Taylor welcomed back to training Article

Under-23s central defender Max Taylor is stepping up his return after cancer treatment.

Max Taylor in action for United's Under-23s.

Taylor responds successfully to cancer treatment Article

There is encouraging news on Under-23s defender Max Taylor, after he underwent chemotherapy.

Max Dunne takes some refreshment on board.

Dunne expects a step up Article

Max Dunne is aware Premier League 2 will be a step up for the new members of the U23s squad.