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McGinty to feel Fergie's wrath

ALEX FERGUSON will summon Sean McGinty for crunch talks at Manchester United this week after Tranmere Rovers cut short the Irish U-21 defender's loan stay due to disciplinary reasons.

Rovers boss Ronnie Moore revealed the news after dropping the 19-year-old (pictured) from his squad for Saturday's League One defeat to Hartlepool.

After recently handing the rookie a one-year contract extension, Ferguson had intended for the full-back to spend the rest of the season gaining experience at Prenton Park.

Yet that plan has been halted with him having played just three matches.

It's not the first time McGinty has landed himself in hot water.

Twelve months ago, the Londoner received an 18-month ban from the road after being convicted of drink-driving.

McGinty, who declared for Ireland at the age of 15 through his Mayo-born grandparents, was hit with the ban by Manchester magistrates after being caught by police driving the wrong way down a one-way street while double the drink-drive limit.

Irish U-21 manager Noel King has started McGinty in both his friendlies over the past two months, against Holland and Portugal.

Irish Independent