Thursday 27 June 2019

Ireland U21 goalkeeper signs new deal with Man United

Kieran O'Hara (right) with Nicky Butt (left). Image credit: Manchester United.
Kieran O'Hara (right) with Nicky Butt (left). Image credit: Manchester United.

Ireland goalkeeper Kieran O'Hara has agreed a new deal with Manchester United until 2020.

The 21-year-old shot-stopper has yet to make a senior appearance for the Red Devils, but has impressed enough in reserve games to get a fresh contract.

O'Hara was born in Manchester, but has been capped for the Ireland U21 side, and Irish fans will be eagerly following his progress as he tries to force his way into Jose Mourinho's first team squad.

"Since I joined United, it has been everything I expected it to be," he told the club's website.

"The club gives you all the guidance that you need from experienced coaches to improve every single day.

"But I know that the hard work has just started and that I need to continue to listen and give everything in training and the matches we have coming up. I know I’m at the right place to continue my development as a young player and I’m thrilled to have signed a new contract."

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