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.[LNB]Vermijl is a versatile defender who can play all across the backline but is predominantly a right back.[LNB]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.[LNB] Target acquired: Alex Ferguson has signed Marnick Vermijlwho can play all across all positions in the Manchester United defence[LNB] Scouts from the Premier League champions spotted Vermijl, despite the fact he has never played a first team game for the Belgian side.[LNB]Vermijl joins Ritchie De Laet as the second Belgian defender at Manchester United.[LNB] MANCHESTER UNITED

Source: Daily_Mail