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James poses in Man Utd shirt after completing £22m move

James poses in Man Utd shirt after completing £22m move

The 21-year-old has already suffered disappointment and heartbreak in his short career with a move to Leeds United breaking down six months ago which bought public frustration from James.

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De Gea reportedly earns £240,000 a week, half what teammate Alexis Sanchez is reported to earn.

The youngster is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer first signing in what is arguably the club's most important summer since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement.

'This is one of the best days of my life and a challenge I am really looking forward to, ' said James who only made his professional debut for Swansea in February previous year.

"Daniel is an exciting young winger with lots of skills, vision, exceptional pace and a good work ethic", Solskjaer said.

"I am looking forward to working with Ole, meeting the team and getting started, " James said.

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'The Premier League is the best league in the world and Manchester United is the flawless place for me to continue to develop as a player.

Manchester United finished sixth in the Premier League last season, five points adrift of the top four, and will play in next season's Europa League. "This is the ideal environment for Daniel to continue his development".

James told manutd.com: "Last season I didn't think I was going to get much first-team football".

Daniel James has admitted his sadness that his dad was not alive to see him complete his dream £18 million move to Manchester United.

Leeds were hopeful of reviving the deal this summer only for United to pip them, as well as Everton and Newcastle, to the Wales global.

James, a graduate of the Swansea academy, scored five goals in 38 appearances during an impressive 2018-19 campaign with the Championship side.