Manchester United interested in transfer to England Under 16 captain Josh Feeney but face competition from Aston Villa… with teenager set to leave Fleetwood Town at the end of June
- Manchester United have expressed interest in 16-year-old Josh Feeney
- England Under-16 captain likely to leave Fleetwood Town at the end of June
- Aston Villa are favorites to sign Feeney, but United also want the centre-back
Manchester United have asked for England Under-16 captain Josh Feeney with a view to a summer transfer.
Feeney will leave Fleetwood at the end of this month and United have expressed their interest to the League One side.
Aston Villa is seen as a front-runner to sign the 16-year-old centre-back, who scored as England captain on Thursday in their 6-0 win over Northern Ireland.
Manchester United are interested in signing 16-year-old Josh Feeney from Fleetwood this summer
It looks like the England Under-16 captain will leave the League One side at the end of the month
Fleetwood has submitted bids, with the youngster likely to cost a significant six-figure sum.
Feeney will have the freedom to choose his next club from July 1 and the fee will be determined by a court if an agreement cannot be reached.
Last season, he was promoted to Fleetwood’s first-team group, where the team finished 15th in League One.