Manchester United sign young midfielder Harvey Neville

Harvey Neville has followed in the footsteps of his father Phil by signing a contract with Manchester United.

The 16-year-old midfielder, who will now link up with the United Academy, has shared a photograph of himself signing the agreement via Instagram.

He wrote: “I am very proud and excited to have signed for the club I have supported my whole life @manchesterunited.”

Phil Neville, 41, and his brother Gary were members of United’s famed ‘Class of 92’ which enjoyed considerable success under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson.

He also played for Everton and earned 59 caps for England and is is currently manager of England Women.

Phil Neville wrote: “Proud of you @harvey.neville. Go follow your dreams!”