Manchester United have handed a trial to younger defender Joseph Olowu after he was released by Arsenal this summer season. Olowu first joined the Arsenal academy on the age of eight and rose by means of the membership’s youth ranks to make over 60 appearances for his or her Under-18 and Under-23 sides. The centre-back has additionally frolicked out on mortgage at Cork City and Wealdstone FC, however was released by the Gunners this summer season having by no means made a senior look. However, Olowu has been given an opportunity to impress by United and was named within the beginning XI for the Under-23s’ 2-2 pleasant draw with Kidderminster Harriers on Friday. Omari Forson and Shola Shoretire grabbed the targets for Neil Wood’s aspect, in a recreation that additionally noticed Hannibal, Dylan Levitt and Charlie McNeil in motion. Olowu performed 57 minutes within the match and United didn’t concede with him on the sphere. It’s understood that United are taken with bringing within the 21-year-old to bolster their defensive choices at youth degree. United have already loaned out two younger centre-backs this summer season, with Will Fish becoming a member of non-league Stockport County and Di’Shon Bernard becoming a member of Hull City. Teden Mengi can be anticipated to go away the membership to achieve some extra first-team expertise after a profitable spell at Derby County final season. The U23s additionally had the second-worst defensive file within the Premier League 2 final season, an issue the membership are wanting to tackle, with 35-year-old Paul McShane being drafted in as a player-coach.
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