Nick Powell Tweets on 'recovery' as career reaches crossroads

The Manchester United youngster is currently out with a hamstring injury.

In 2012 Manchester United beat off a host of opposition to bring in talented midfielder Nick Powell. They snapped him up from Crewe Alexandra for a fee that was reported at the time by the Telegraph to have been in the £6 million region.

The attacking midfielder went on to have a dream debut for United, scoring in the fixture.

But since then his career at the club has nosedived. He impressed on a loan spell at Wigan Athletic last season but this term he could not buy a game during a stint with Leicester City.

He was also one of the players involved in that awful MK Dons League Cup exit.

Unfortunately it looks like the £6 million buy is fast becoming a flop.

On top of his troubles has also been a persistent record of injury problems. In February he suffered another with a serious hamstring injury against Everton under-21s.

Now however Powell is back. He Tweeted this earlier today, confirming that he was on the road to recovery after his recent issues.

Powell’s current deal expires in the summer of 2016 and once he is back to full fitness he will need to start showing some of the talent necessary to force his way into the United team, or start considering his options.

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