Cameron Borthwick-Jackson moves to Oldham as he is let go by Man Utd

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson closes in on a move to Oldham after being released by Manchester United – despite interest from the MLS

  • Former Man United player Cameron Borthwick-Jackson joins Oldham Athletic
  • He had a spell on loan at Boundary Park prior to lockdown and will now return
  • Borthwick-Jackson will sign a one year contract with the League Two team
  • The 23-year-old has also had interest from the MLS but wants match practice

Former Manchester United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has agreed to join Oldham Athletic.

The 23-year old is a free agent after leaving United last month. He had a spell on loan at Boundary Park prior to lockdown and will return on a one year contract.

Borthwick-Jackson also had interest from MLS clubs but is looking to get a full season under his belt in League Two before taking stock of any other options.

Former Man United player Cameron Borthwick-Jackson joins Oldham Athletic for one year

The left-back spent 17 years at Old Trafford, having signed as a six-year-old in 2003, and made his first-team debut under then-manager Louis van Gaal on November 7, 2015.

He was released on Tuesday after just 10 league appearances in a series of unsuccessful loan spells at Wolves, Leeds, Scunthorpe, Tranmere and Oldham over the last four seasons. 

The 23-year-old has also had interest from the MLS but is looking to gain match practice

During his most recent spell at Oldham this season Borthwick-Jackson made just six appearances, having seen a spell at Tranmere Rovers cut short in January after playing just three games.  

As for the rest of the United U23’s, they have returned to small group training yesterday as the club begins to phase in returns to action for their younger players. 




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