Getting to Know - Paddy McNair
Name - Patrick James Coleman McNair
Date of Birth - 27th April 1995
Place of Birth - Ballyclare, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Position - Centre-back
Height - 1.72 m (5 ft 7 in)
Youth Career -
2011 - Ballyclare Colts
2011-2014 - Manchester United
Senior Career - 2014+ Manchester United
International Career - Northern Ireland U16
Northern Ireland U17
Northern Ireland U19
2014+ Northern Ireland U21
2015+ Northern Ireland
Interesting Facts -
1 - McNair was discovered by Tony Coulter, Manchester United`s Northern Ireland-based talent scout, when he was just 12 years old.
2 - McNair made his senior debut for Manchester United against West Ham in September 2014.
3 - On February 2015, McNair signed a new contract with Manchester United keeping him on the team until 2017.
4 - He made his debut for the senior international team on 25th March 2015 against Scotland, playing the whole game which led to a 1-0 defeat.
5 - Paul McGuinness, United`s youth coach, compared McNair to Michael Carrick when he was transitioning from midfield to defence.