McAtee broke into the Manchester City first-team last season after progressing through their academy
Sheffield United have signed midfielder James McAtee on a season-long loan from Manchester City.
The 19-year-old has progressed through the Premier League champions' academy and made his first-team debut in last season's Carabao Cup win over Wycombe.
He made his Premier League debut as a substitute against Everton last November and made a total of six first-team appearances.
McAtee has been capped by England at under-18, under-20 and under-21 level.
"James a talented player, someone who is rated very highly at City and throughout football. We are excited to get him," Sheffield United manager Paul Heckingbottom told the club website.external-link
"We know there was a lot of interest in him, we registered ours last year but obviously James wanted to get in the Manchester City squad."
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