Despite not being included in the first two games, Radek Vitek has been included in Manchester United’s pre-season tour squad to the USA.
Here is absolutely everything you need to know about him…
Who is Radek Vitek?
Radek Vitek is a professional footballer who plays for Manchester United.
He was actually named on the bench for the first team as they took on Sevilla in the Europa League at Old Trafford in 2023.
Where and when was Radek Vitek born?
Vitek was born in Vestin, Czech Republic on the 24th of October 2003.
He agreed to sign for Manchester United back in April 2020 from Czech side Sigmy Olomouc. He had previously undergone trials with Southampton before Manchester United snapped him up.
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What position does Radek Vitek play?
The towering Czechoslovakian is a goalkeeper.
Vitek is physically imposing, listed as 1.98m tall, above 6ft 4″.
How good is Radek Vitek?
Radek Vitek has all the qualities to become a fantastic goalkeeper.
The Athletic reported last year his goalkeeping style has drawn comparisons to Peter Schmeichel and Oliver Kahn. If he can live up to either of their careers, he will have done very well.
You can check out the goalkeeper in action in the video below.
Radek Vitek Man Utd stats
Here are the stats for Vitek thus far at Manchester United, sourced from Transfermarkt.
|Premier League:||Games: 0, Clean Sheets: 0|
|Champions League:||Games: 0, Clean Sheets: 0|
|FA Cup:||Games: 0, Clean Sheets: 0|
|EFL Cup:||Games: 0, Clean Sheets: 0|
|Academy:||Games: 53, Clean Sheets: 8|