Young Manchester United Keeper Leaves The Club On Loan Deal

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Sam Johnstone moves to Doncaster Rovers.

Young Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone has left the club on a loan deal to join League One outfit Doncaster Rovers until January, report the Mail, after returning to fitness in a series of behind-closed-doors friendlies for the Red Devils in recent weeks.

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Johnstone spent time on loan at the Keepmoat Stadium having previously played for the likes of Scunthorpe United and Yeovil Town, but was briefly spoken of as a possibility to step up as the club’s main back-up goalkeeper if Anders Lindegaard departed the club, but the Dane remains at Old Trafford as cover for first choice David de Gea.

Doncaster are marooned in mid-table after their relegation to League One, with manager Paul Dickov not yet able to sustain a challenge for promotion back to the Championship this season despite Rovers being one of the pre-season favourites.

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