Manchester United’s Cameron Borthwick-Jackson among those to be released by club this month

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Manchester United‘s former young player of the year, will head their list of released players when they are announced at the end of this month.

Minnesota United, coached by former Everton and Manchester City favourite Adrian Heath, and League Two Salford City are among those keen to take the 23-year-old.

The former England Under-20 international was scheduled to spend the second half of this season on loan at League Two Oldham Athletic but only had the opportunity to play six games before lockdown.

Borthwick-Jackson was named the club's young player of the year after shining in 2015-16

The defender in action during that 2015-16 campaign

Borthwick-Jackson was named the club’s young player of the year after shining in 2015-16

Borthwick-Jackson was voted United’s U21 player of the year in 2016 after impressing at left back under Louis van Gaal. United’s next manager Jose Mourinho had high hopes and put him on loan at Wolves for more game experience but the young defender struggled to make an impact. A subsequent loan spell at Leeds United also saw him battling for game time.

Other MLS and League One clubs are interested in Borthwick-Jackson though many have still to determine budgets as they assess the financial damage caused by corona virus.

United’s list is also expected to include Demetri Mitchell, Ethan Hamilton, George Tanner and Dion McGhee.

Attacking left-back Mitchell, 23, who started out at Fletcher Moss Rangers with Borthwick-Jackson and Marcus Rashford, has had two spells on loan at Hearts. Scottish U19 international midfielder Hamilton, 21, was on loan at Bolton Wanderers this season while Tanner, a 20-year-old full-back, has been on loan at Morecambe and Salford City this season.

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