United in swoop for Belgian defender Vermijl from Standard Liege

08 March 2010 01:09
Reports in Belgium have confirmed Manchester United have signed 18-year-old defender Marnick Vermijl from Standard Liege.

Vermijl is a versatile defender who can play all across the backline but is predominantly a right back.

He is expected to join up with Manchester United in time for the start of the 2010/11 season and will join Sir Alex Ferguson's first team squad.

Target acquired: Alex Ferguson has signed Marnick Vermijlwho can play all across all positions in the Manchester United defence

Scouts from the Premier League champions spotted Vermijl, despite the fact he has never played a first team game for the Belgian side.

Vermijl joins Ritchie De Laet as the second Belgian defender at Manchester United.


Source: Daily_Mail