Man Utd Confirm Defender Deal

Reece James is off, but he's not going far.
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21 year old defender Reece James has joined Wigan from Man Utd for a fee of £1m. 

The impressive youngster, who came through the ranks at United, spent time on loan at Huddersfield and Rotherham, and was wanted by Nottingham Forest and Fulham.

James has signed a three year deal at Wigan, with new manager Gary Cardwell saying "Reece is a young player with a bright future. He has been schooled by one of the best academies around and has impressed both at Under 21 level and whilst on loan."

James broke through during LVG's first pre-season tour and was given his debut in the League Cup against MK Dons. Here's how Twitter saw it...