Date: 2nd November 2009 at 6:04pm
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League One outfit Carlisle United have signed Manchester City midfielder Adam Clayton on loan until January.

He joins Greg Abbott’s side even though the promising 20-year-old has yet to make a first-team appearance for the Citizens.

Clayton was included as part of the England Under-20 squad for the World Cup and has been a regular in City’s world renound youth team and for the reserve team.

Abbott stated on Carlisle’s official website: ‘He was on the brink of the first team last season but, with the arrival of the likes of Robinho and Gareth Barry, it has become very competitive.

‘City have been fantastic with us and they see this as an opportunity for their player to come in and help us, by giving us some depth in a key position.

‘We’re really looking forward to working with him,’
the Carlisle manager concluded.

 

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