My Move To United Was Shocking But Exciting Says Lee Grant.
Manchester United new signing Lee Grant has revealed how happy he was while signing a new deal with the Red Devils last month.
The shot-stopper was part of Stoke City’s squad who were relegated last season but he had to move elsewhere for a regular first-team action.
Though he might fail to get the much-desired quality game-time under Mourinho next season, the experience goalie told the club’s official page that he was excited seeing that he is being linked with a very huge club such as United.
A critics the former Stoke City goalie, coming to Old Trafford is the biggest decision he’s made since he became a professional player and he is looking forward to impressing José Mourinho in training so as to stand a chance of laying claim for a spot in the Manager’s starting lineup ahead of David De Gea.
He further revealed the happiness among players who are already in camp as they prepare for their first pre-season game on Saturday.
According to him, the players are happy and they are in good shape ahead of their Saturday’s encounter.
Lee Grant became Mourinho’s third summer signing after Diogo Dalot and Fred were both captured last month from Porto and Shakhtar Donetsk respectively.
Mourinho will be hoping to win his first Premier League trophy as United Manager next season but he will need to compete with his derby rival Pep Guardiola for the glory.