West Brom to announce signing of Leeds, Man Utd target today

Saul Shotton will pen his two-year deal with West Bromwich Albion later on Wednesday, TEAMtalk understands.

West Brom to announce signing of Leeds, Man Utd target today

West Brom to announce signing of Leeds, Man Utd target today

The former Bury trainee, 18, was the subject of a number of bids during his time at Gigg Lane, but once he became a free agent a host of clubs made contact.

Watford and Leeds came close to signing him, whist Manchester United also made a late move.

However, Shotton agreed terms last week and played in Under-23 game this week, with Slavan Bilic’s unbeaten Albion poised to unveil the signing of the free agent on Wednesday.

Bury’s 125-year membership of the Football League was ended on 28 August after owner Steve Dale’s summer-long attempt to sell the League One club failed.

 

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