By Angu Lesley
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
English Premier League giants Manchester United FC have handed a new contract to teenage Cameroonian sensation Anthony Elanga.
The Club took to the media this Tuesday, March 16 to make public the move having been fascinated by the forward’s output for the season plus in other age category teams.
Elanga who holds a Swedish passport and represents the Scandinavian nation at youth category has been a mainstay at the reserves of the Club since arriving Manchester.
The 18-year-old, who has been a part of the Manchester Club since the age of 12.
Elanga won the Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player of the Year award last season and this term the Aon Training Complex has provided greater luck to the speedy forward.
The exciting winger has played for Neil Wood’s Under-23s side in most games this season, featuring 16 times, scoring eight goals and registering three assists.
Two years ago, coach Thomas Liibih, the then Under-17 Lions trainer tried bringing Elanga to the Lions den to no avail.
His father, Joseph Elanga, was a part of the Cameroon team at the 1998 World Cup finals in France, before having a couple of spells with Malmo where his son was born.
Elanga is part of United’s future at least for the next four years.
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