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“A very proud moment”- Academy starlet sends message after signing first Manchester United contract

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Manchester United 'set to complete' signing of Cardiff City youngster Gabriele Biancheri,

Welsh Prodigy Gabriele Biancheri Signs First Professional Contract with Manchester United

Gabriele Biancheri, the Welsh prodigy, has signed his first professional contract with Manchester United.

Football journalist Fabrizio Romano announced the news on his social media platform X. The young forward joined Manchester United on February 27, 2023, after spending nine years at Cardiff City.

Biancheri has made five appearances for United U18, impressively scoring two goals, demonstrating his progress at the academy.

Manchester United forward Gabriele Biancheri penned his first professional contract with the club. (Credit: Instagram)

His skill set includes remarkable speed, adept dribbling, and an exceptional ability to create chances through a wide range of passing styles.

Additionally, he boasts versatility, capable of playing various positions across the front line and even in the number 10 role.

As reported by BBC, the contract spans four years, having been prepared by United at the time of Biancheri’s signing. The promising youngster took to Instagram to express his joy, stating,

“A very proud moment for me and my family signing my first professional contract.”

Manchester United has a storied history of nurturing talent at their academy, with iconic players like David Beckham, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, and Paul Scholes honing their skills there.

Currently, academy players such as Zidane Iqbal and Facundo Pellistri are on the brink of breaking into the first-team squad. Meanwhile, Alejandro Garnacho and Hannibal Mejbri have made strides in establishing themselves in the senior squad, both products of the club’s academy.

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United fans are hopeful that Biancheri can follow in the footsteps of Marcus Rashford like many other academy players have aspired to do. The pride in their academy players’ success at the highest level rivals their pride in the club’s accomplishments.