Manchester United goalkeeper Paul Woolston has been forced to announce his retirement aged 23 years old.
Woolston announced his retirement due to series of injuries and two operations that have forced him to end his career prematurely
Woolston who played for Manchester United’s under 23 took to Twitter to announce the unfortunate news to the Reds fans.
“Never thought I would have to write this at 23 but this chapter has had to come to an end. “ Woolston wrote on Twitter.
The Stopper joined the Red Devils in 2018 from Newcastle went on to say that he is proud of what he has achieved so far
“I can look back proudly on what I’ve achieved in my career but I am excited about what’s in store for the future.”
David De Gea led tributes from teammates terming it a loss to the club and its unfortunate to retire at such a young age.
“Well, it’s always bad when someone has to retire at a young age. I’ve spoken with him, the other day, and said to him that the most important thing is life, more than football, in terms of a proper life,” he said.
“It was sad. I have been training with him, when he was fit, and it’s very sad news. I wish him all the best. He’s a great lad, a great goalkeeper and we all feel really sorry for him.
“I trained with him and he had a very good left foot, I remember, and it’s sad for him and for the club. But, as I said before, I was speaking with him and, first of all, it’s life and is in good conditions to have a good life.
Dean Henderson termed the News devastating for Woolson and everyone at the club