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Alex Ferguson hails Nick Powell

25 Jul 2012 10:45:59

Alex Ferguson hails Nick Powell

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed it was the presence of Everton and Arsenal scouts at Crewe games that hastened Manchester United's approach for Nick Powell. The 18-year-old was first through the door at Old Trafford this summer in a deal worth ?4million, after a stunning season with The Railwaymen in which he scored 16 goals on the way to promotion to League One. Powell, who won all five major prizes at the Crewe's end-of-year awards, made his United bow last week in a pre-season friendly drew with Ajax Cape Town.


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