Man United confirm player to leave Old Trafford for EPL rivals ahead of Leeds clash

Manchester United have confirmed that their defender, Axel Tuanzebe, will leave Old Trafford to join Premier League rivals, Aston Villa on a season-long loan.

Man United disclosed this in a statement via their website on Sunday ahead of their Premier League opener against Leeds United on August 14.

The statement read, “Axel Tuanzebe will spend the 2021/22 campaign on loan at Aston Villa after agreeing to a season-long move to the Premier League club.

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“It is a return to Villa Park for Tuanzebe, who had already enjoyed two spells with the Midlands club, including in 2018/19 when he helped them achieve Championship play-off glory.”

Tuanzebe also signed a new contract at Manchester United, lasting until June 2023, with the option of an additional year’s extension.

He endured a difficult campaign last season due to injuries.

The 23-year-old made his senior debut in 2017, the same year in which he was named Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year.

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