- Man United have rewarded youngster Charlie Savage a professional contract
- The 17-year-old is the son of the former club midfielder who never played for the senior team
- Charlie will be hoping to earn a place in Solskjaer's team with so much hard work
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Charlie Savage has taken after his father Robbie Savage following his decision to sign his first professional contract with Manchester United.
The teenage sensation shared the news of his progress online and will hope to break into the first team very soon.
Just like his father, 17-year-old Charlie also plays in the midfield and will be aiming to do beter than his dad did at Old Trafford. The youngster has however vowed to continue to work hard.
Charlie has made 19 appearances for the Red Devils U18 team - scoring two goals and five assists across competitions.
According to Manchester Evening News, the player is a box-to-box midfielder and his impressive displays have been rewarded with a new contract. The Leicester City born star will continue to develop in United's youth system.
Savage Sr never made a senior appearance for United, but he still enjoyed a successful career with spells at Leicester, Birmingham, Blackburn and Derby, while also amassing 39 international caps for Wales.
Savage Jr has already featured for Wales' youth teams, following in his father's footsteps, although he's now revealed to The Sun that it's actually Scott McTominay he's hoping to emulate at United.
“The main inspiration for me is Scott — he’s the best with us. He comes over to talk to us. He had it difficult in the youth team," Savage said. “He didn’t play many matches but he just kept going and he proved it’s not always the standout players who make the first team.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City fans have all been sent into jubilation moods following the club's announcement that superb midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new two-year deal at the Etihad stadium.
The Belgian has established himself as one of the best creative midfielders in the world considering his performances for the Citizens.
He has spent five years plus at the Etihad stadium and there have been speculation over his future at the current Premier League leaders.
Source: Sports Brief News