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Manchester United's Scott Wootton signs three-year deal with Leeds United

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21 Aug 2013, 16:39 IST
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Scott Wootton

Manchester United defender Scott Wootton has signed a three year deal with Leeds United after a mutual agreement by both clubs.

Wootton played forManchester United in the Champions league last season. He also played under Sir Alex Ferguson, against Chelsea and Newcastle United in last years Capital One Cup. In all, he made seven appearances for Manchester United last season.

He has also played on loan with clubs such as Tranmere Rovers and Nottingham Forest. Wootton has also played twice with Peterborough United, as he was unable to consistently play in United’s first team.

Even though he has primarily been a reserve player during his stay at Manchester, Wootton has collected plenty of silverware including last month’s victory in the Lancashire Senior Cup.

Brian McDermott, manager of Leeds was extremely happy with the signing. “I’m delighted to have agreed the signing of Scott Wootton on a three-year deal. He’s a player who has played in the Champions League and someone we feel will develop with us in the coming years.” he is quoted as saying in Manchester United’s official website.

“I want to say thanks for the owners in doing the deal and bringing another young player to help us go forward,” McDermott signed off.

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