Manchester United youngster Finley McAllister has signed his first ever professional contract.

Finley McAllister is one of the promising young stars aiming to follow in Kobbie Mainoo‘s footsteps.

Give it 12 months and the talented midfielder might be in the mix for pre-season, he’s that good. This is a player who made his under-18s debut when he was just 14.

For now, there is a lot of work ahead. McAllister is pleased to take this step in his Manchester United journey.

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Finley McAllister signs pro deal

Finley McAllister turned 17 earlier in July and Manchester United have acted swiftly to get him signed up to a professional contract.

Writing on Instagram, the midfielder said: “Delighted to have signed my first professional contract with the club I’ve followed and loved since the very start. A Special moment for me and my family. the hard work continues.”

Mainoo, Marc Jurado, Charlie McNeill and Dan Gore were among the many teammates to congratulate him.

McAllister is an England under-17s international with six caps, and also represented his country at under-16s.

He has 18 total appearances for Manchester United’s under-18s side, and is expected to play a prominent role this upcoming campaign.

This is just the start for him, and seeing what his academy teammates are achieving will further inspire him to kick on and make the most of his big opportunity.

Player profile

Full name: Finley McAllister

Nationality: English

Date of birth: 16 July 2006

Age: 17

Country of birth: Salford, England

Position: Central midfielder

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