In terms of potential, James McAtee is one of the best up and coming English prospects at present.
Current pundit and former player Robbie Savage echoes the aforementioned statement, previously singling out the 19-year old to be the next breakout young star to emerge from a Premier League club.
Manchester United legend Gary Neville was also left in awe by his recent cameo against Everton in the Premier League, comparing the City academy to a ‘cloning system’, after seeing the youngster glide across the pitch like a certain David Silva.
As per a report by Ian Mitchemore, James McAtee is said to be ‘still wanted’ by Championship side Swansea City.
However, reports have suggested that McAtee has generated interest amongst other Championship clubs in recent weeks, with the likes of Bournemouth and QPR said to be ‘keen’ on the young Englishman’s signature.
On the contrary, the Times have reported that the Premier League champions will only ‘consider’ loan offers, based on the condition that the club in question play a ‘similar style’ to Manchester City.
As beneficial as a potential loan move to Swansea could be, training with the best players in the world under the guidance of Pep Guardiola will ultimately be the most fruitful learning curve for James McAtee - as seen with the rise of Phil Foden.
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