Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mitchell Planning to Be a Demi God in Showdown with City

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mitchell Planning to Be a Demi God in Showdown with City

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JUST 24 hours before Jose Mourinho meets Pep Guardiola in the derby, United and City will square off in Premier League 2. Warren Joyce will take his United Under-23 side to the Etihad Stadium tomorrow night as the division's defending champions, but his young team have struggled for an attacking threat following summer exits.

Demi Mitchell, nominally a winger but a man who has played up front and in defence, is hoping to be the man who can provide the goals the team needs to take the points - wherever he ends up starting.

He said: "Personally, I feel I play best on the wing. Preferably the right wing as I like to cut in, dribble and shoot.

"But I even came on at left-back recently and felt comfortable there.

"A few players in my position have left, like James Weir and Andreas Pereira (on loan), so I think it's a chance for me to get in the Reserves, cement a place, try to progress this season and help the side. …

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