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Canada youth star Doughty adapting after 'Oh my God' moment at Man Utd

Manchester United's Josh Doughty admits he sometimes has to pinch himself as he continues to settle into life with the famous club.


The 18-year-old Canadian signed with United from Major League Soccer outfit Real Salt Lake in January.

Doughty revealed the transition to one of the biggest club's in world football has been an exciting, if sometimes overwhelming one.

"It was a dream come true," Doughty said while on international duty with Canada this week.

"It's what I expected. It's really high-level, challenges you every day. It's a great place to learn.

"So it's the right place to be if you want to improve your game.

"You start to get used to it, but at the beginning I was thinking 'Oh my God.'

"You're in close proximity with all these great players and you can just learn off them, playing with and against them so it's great."

Gerard Laws
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