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Pearson proud of Man Utd recognition

Manchester United midfielder Ben Pearson is proud to have won the Jimmy Murphy Award.

Pearson won the club's U18 Player of the Year gong last season.

"It was a massive achievement, and I certainly didn't expect it, but I played well. We had quite a good season overall, apart from the FA Youth Cup. It was a bit of a freak game against Burnley and we were a bit unlucky. I played in both legs of the semi-final against Chelsea a year earlier and they had a good team. I know a few of their lads from England and they were a strong side," he told manutd.com.

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