Nicholas Edward "Nick" Powell is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester United. He began his career at Crewe Alexandra, initially as a forward, making his debut at the age of 16. He made his debut for Crewe on 19 August 2010, in a League Two game against Cheltenham Town. Powell scored his first senior goal in a 3–1 away win at AFC Wimbledon on 15 October 2011. In January 2012, Powell was awarded the Football League's Young Player of the Month Award for December. On 21 April 2012, he won every award at Crewe's end of season awards ceremony, becoming the first player to win all five, including Goal of the Season and Young Player of the Year and Player of the Year. At the end of the 2011–12 season, Powell finished as the club's top scorer with a total of 15 goals in all competitions. Powell joined Manchester United from Crewe Alexandra on 1 July 2012 in a deal reported to be worth up to £6 million. He made his Premier League debut against Wigan Athletic in a 4-0 win on 15 September 2012. He has also represented England at a variety of youth levels, most recently as part of the under 21 team. He played in the 2011 UEFA European U-17 Football Championship, with England making it to the semi-final and Powell scoring against France in the group stage.
Divergent careers of the two possible heirs to Paul Scholes - Nick Powell and Paul Pogba
On 12th June 2012 Manchester United snapped up talented 18 year old midfielder Nick Powell from Crewe in a deal is believed to be in the region of £4 million with £2.75 million being paid up front to the newly-promoted … Continue reading ...(Visited 7 times, 7 visits today)
Nick Powell is set to return to Manchester United as he considered surplus to Nigel Pearson’s Leicester City, who occupy the foot of the Barclays Premier League. Powell has only made two substitute appearances for the Foxes and hasn’t been included in the match day 18 for the last three games. United do have the option to recall Powell […]
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Rumour: Wigan and Swansea chase promising Manchester United youngster Nick Powell
Championship side Wigan Athletic are looking into extending the current loan deal of Manchester United youngster, Nick Powell, according to Goal, with Swansea also reported to be interested in his services according to the Mirror. Powell has been on a season-long loan deal with Wigan all season and has impressed immeasurably. He was signed for United [...]The post