Preston North End have completed the signing of defensive midfielder Liam Grimshaw for an undisclosed fee.
The 20-year-old never made a first team appearance for the Red Devils but spent the first half of this season on loan at SPL side Motherwell where he featured 17 times.
Grimshaw has followed in the footsteps of Ben Pearson who joined the Lillywhites from Manchester United last week.
Preston manager Simon Grayson spoke of his delight at the transfer, telling the club’s official website, “We know a lot about Liam. He is another player who is not coming in cold. He is coming in from Manchester United, but he has had three or four months playing up in the SPL with Motherwell and has done very well.
Grimshaw will not feature immediately however as he is due to undergo surgery on a minor injury which will rule him out for a couple of weeks.
Preston are currently sitting in 13th place in the Championship following Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Birmingham.