Report: Bournemouth and Burnley want Old Trafford prospect Demetri Mitchell

Burnley manager Sean Dyche greets Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe before the Premier League match between Burnley and AFC Bournemouth at Turf Moor on September 22, 2018 in Manchester,...

Manchester United youngster Demetri Mitchell has impressed on loan at Hearts and could reportedly join another Premier League club.

Demetri Mitchell of Manchester United and Oliver Skipp of Tottenham during the Premier League 2 match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at The Lamex Stadium on August 25,...

Demetri Mitchell is at a crossroads in his young career.

At 22 years of age, the promising left-back has failed to add to his one Premier League appearance for Manchester United and will enter the final year of his contract in a few months’ time.

But Mitchell has provided a glimpse into the future with a promising spell north of the border at Hearts. The former England U20 ace spent last season at Tynecastle and returned in the summer, establishing himself as a key player under Craig Levein.

 

And it seems that Mitchell’s form in Hearts colours has caught the eye of both Burnley and Bournemouth.

That is according to The Mirror (16 January, page 57), who believe that the youngster is facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford.

10th February  2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Cup football 5th round,  Hearts versus St Johnstone; Demetri Mitchell of Hearts celebrates after scoring hearts second...

Mitchell, who was part of United’s pre-season tour of the USA, is a versatile player who can play anywhere down the left and it seems that this adaptability has earned him the admiration of Sean Dyche and Eddie Howe.

Though with Manchester United’s managerial situation up in the air, it remains to be seen what their plans are for Mitchell.

Manchester United Defender Demetri Mitchell (35) dribbles past Liverpool Midfielder Adam Lallana (20) in the ICC soccer match between Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC on July 28, 2018...

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