Manchester United have confirmed that Cameron Borthwick-Jackson will be on loan with Leeds United for the for the 2017/18 season.
He finalised a season-long loan to Elland Road on Monday morning after passing a medical on Friday, arriving at Leeds, who are in desperate need of more defenders.
The club have endured two injury setbacks at Bolton Wanderers on the first weekend of the Championship season and his arrival will be a massive boost.
Thomas Christiansen lost left-back Gaetano Berardi to a dislocated shoulder and centre-back Matthew Pennington to an ankle injury.
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has joined Leeds on loan for the 2017/18 season.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 7, 2017
Borthwick-Jackson was lined up to move to Leeds ahead of that match and watched the victory at Bolton from the director’s box at the Macron Stadium.
He is not hoping to play in Wednesday’s League Cup tie against Port Vale and Saturday’s Championship meeting with Preston North End.
He’ll be hoping it goes better than last season as he spent the campaign on loan with Wolverhampton Wanderers but only managed to play seven times as the club looked to their more experienced players to get the job done. playing seven times.
Borthwick-Jackson is highly-regarded at Old Trafford but just needs some more experience to help excel his development.