Manchester United are close to sorting out their second bit of January transfer business already, following Sam Johnstone’s extended loan spell at Doncaster Rovers. Next up is Michael Keane, who is close to completing a permanent move away from Old Trafford.
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Manchester United lost two iconic figures in the shape of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic this summer, and the hunt for their replacements have already begun. That replacement could yet come from closer to home as many expect though.
After successive loan spells in the Championship with Leicester and Derby, Michael Keane returns to Manchester United in the hunt for a first-team spot on a regular basis. The young centre-back certainly impressed in the lower division, especially with Leicester last season.
Brothers Will Keane and Michael Keane have left the club on loan to Championship clubs, Wigan and Derby respectively
Young Michael Keane is making quite the name for himself at Leicester recently by getting himself on the scoresheet again. He opened his scoring account in the league cup before scoring his first league goal against Leeds last week. Big things are expected of the central defender who is making a name for himself rather quickly.
Michael Keane continued to impress whilst out on loan with Leicester by scoring a last minute equaliser against Leeds United in the Championship last night. The young defender was also awarded with the Man of the Match award after another solid performance at the back.
Reserve team manager, Warren Joyce, has confirmed that three of his players are set for loan moves to the Npower Championship. Robbie Brady will rejoin Steve Bruce at Hull City, with Michael Keane and Jesse Lingard set to join Leicester City.
It’s being reported in the Mail today that Rovers boss Steve Kean wants to bring Will and Michael to Blackburn on a season long loan. Kean was at the England U19s game at the weekend where they both featured, with Will scoring two goals himself.