Friday, February 22, 2019 | ePaper
Aberdeen seal loan deal for Man Utd's Wilson
Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen have secured the services of Manchester United striker James Wilson on a season-long loan, both clubs confirmed on Monday.
Wilson, 22, has scored four goals in 20 appearances for United, but has spent the past couple of seasons on loan at Brighton, Derby and Sheffield United.
"I am absolutely delighted to secure James on a season long loan as he is a player I feel will very quickly become an important member of the squad for us," said Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes.
"He is a real quality player, who I think will suit the way we play, and, having spoken to him, I think he sees this move as a real opportunity for him.
"There were other clubs interested in taking James but he feels this is the right place for him to continue his development."