Stoke land Man Utd defender Shawcross

Manchester United defender Ryan Shawcross has signed on-loan with Stoke City.

The 19-year-old, a product of the club's Academy, will join the Potteries club on loan until 1 January 2008.

A tall and powerful central defender, Shawcross made his first-team debut for United as a substitute against Crewe Alexandra in the Carling Cup last season.

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