Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Teen Ace Chong Reveals Why He Opted to Join United

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Teen Ace Chong Reveals Why He Opted to Join United

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TAHITH Chong has revealed the possibility of Under-21 football at Manchester United helped convince him to leave Feyenoord.

Winger Chong, 16, will move from Rotterdam to Manchester next month after United extensively monitored his progress in the Netherlands.

Chong is one of a number of teenage signings made in an effort to boost United's academy but the Netherlands youth international is aiming to make the step up to the U21s within a year.

"I start in Manchester in the A1 [academy] and may sometimes take part in Manchester United Under-21s," told FR12.nl . "I've been there a few times and I am definitely impressed by the club. United have good accommodation i for youth players and it is up to me to make that step. …

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