Twitter reacts as Brandon Williams signs new long-term Manchester United deal
The club also has the opportunity to retain the youngster for another year. The 19-year-old left-back has proven to be a dependable backup to Luke Shaw in his breakthrough season at the club.
Williams has made 33 appearances for United this season scoring one goal and two assists. Having been at the club since the age of seven, he is one of 12 Academy graduates to feature for the club in the Premier League this season.
The youngster described it as a dream come true and is keen to do well in the years to come. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also pitched in and hoped the youngster would keep improving and continue to work hard.
A number of United fans took to Twitter to react to this news. We take a look at a few of them below.
Twitter reacts as Brandon Williams signs new Manchester United deal
Good for him & MUFC— Keith Taylor (@Keith1923) August 4, 2020
Hope he fulfills his huge potential & develop into a fine left back… still lot of work needs to be done. But able deputy to shaw
Great news, cracking player— Ritchie (@ritchie13) August 4, 2020
Well deserved 👏🏻— Gareth Woodward (@gareth_woodward) August 4, 2020
Good news…a very exiting talent and gives 100% all the time.— Gerry O’Brien (@GO59UTD) August 4, 2020
I’d give him the option of another five. For attitude alone. He is a propper United player.— @AGT1 (@DENIS10LAW) August 4, 2020
Great news the young lad is improving and learning all the time. Actually he is ready to displace fatty boom boom from starting 11 going forward.— Ismail Adam (@ismailadam786) August 4, 2020
Good for him, looking forward to seeing how he develops further. Very impressive first season, thought he did very well in the league derby at OT this season. Underrated performance for me!— Peter Johnson (@PeterDerrick) August 4, 2020
Always looks completely focused on what he’s doing. Nevillesque.— Mike Hulley (@mgh0406) August 4, 2020
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Long term contract for Brandon Williams! Deserved— Mark Goldbridge (@markgoldbridge) August 4, 2020