Date: 12th June 2012 at 6:10pm
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Manchester have confirmed the signing of on a 4 year deal from Crewe Alexandra.

News began to break yesterday that Manchester were winning the race for the youngster’s signature, and today United confirmed they have indeed have won the race announcing a deal for the international.

Powell has passed a medical and joins on July 1st according to the club’s official website, and has spoken of his delight in acquiring the promising talent:

“I’m delighted he has chosen to come to United. He has a lot to offer and we are all looking forward to working with him.”

Powell is understandably happy too, to be joining Manchester and called the move ‘a dream come true’:

“It really is a dream come true to be signing for Manchester United. I have had a great time at Crewe and I would like to thank them for helping me to develop as a player over the past 13 years.

“I’m excited about continuing my development with and the world-class players in the squad. The thought of making the step up to the Premier League next season is an exciting prospect. I can’t wait to get started.”