Report: Hull City, Swansea and West Brom keen on Manchester United's James Wilson

James Wilson celebrates after scoring on his Manchester United debut

Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion and Hull City have been linked with James Wilson.

James Wilson celebrates after scoring on his Manchester United debut

According to Sky Sports (live transfer thread, July 21st 2016 at 18:27), Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion and Hull City are all keen to sign Manchester United youngster James Wilson.

The report claims that while Wilson has been omitted from United’s pre-season tour, the club feel he still has a future at Old Trafford and he will stay in the North West to undertake a separate preparation schedule.

Wilson is a United academy graduate, coming through the club’s youth ranks and making his Old Trafford debut against Hull City at the end of the 2013-14 campaign, scoring twice in a 3-1 win.

Sheffield Wednesday's Keiren Westwood saves from Brighton's James Wilson

He has since been on the peripherals of the United first-team squad, struggling to break in before joining Brighton and Hove Albion on loan last November until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old scored five goals in 25 Championship matches for the Seagulls, helping the club finish third in the table but ultimately crashing out of the playoffs with a semi-final defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

Wilson is expected to struggle to break in to the Red Devils first-team this coming season, and another loan switch either to a fellow Premier League side or back to the Championship would make sense.

Manchester United's James Wilson in action with Middlesbrough's George Friend

Swansea, West Brom and Hull are all said to be keen on his services - three clubs who no doubt will be looking to bolster their attacking ranks before the Premier League season begins next month.

The Baggies may be looking for a replacement for the coveted Saido Berahino, while both the Swans and the Tigers have been relatively quiet so far this summer on the transfer front.

Wilson, an England under-21 international, needs game-time in order to progress and Sky Sports adds Jose Mourinho‘s side could be willing to let him go out and gain more experience.

A street seller holds a Jose Mourinho themed Manchester United scarf at Old Trafford, Manchester

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