Manchester United add young talent Bjorn Hardley to academy

Manchester United have signed another young talent from Holland.

Dutch outlet BN Destem report Bjorn Hardley has joined United from NAC Breda.

Hardley is a left sided player who can play as a winger or left-back.

The 16-year-old will link up with United’s under-18 team this season.


Hardley is the second Dutch youngster United have signed this summer.

He joins Dillon Hoogewerf, who was signed from Ajax.

Hardley is a Netherlands under-17 international. It’s reported he has signed a three-year deal with United.

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It’s part of the latest phase of United’s plans to boost the academy, which released 12 players at the end of June.

One success story is Tahith Chong, who left Dutch club Feyenoord at 16 and is now pushing for a first team place.

Hopefully Hardley can follow in his footsteps.

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