The 17-year-old underwent a trial earlier with Man United earlier this year and was signed after making a good impression.
Poole is expected to play for United’s U18s but there is tough competition from Axel Tuanzebe and RoShaun Williams, although both could play for United’s U21s and U19s this season with different competitions coming up.
It’ll be interesting to see whether Poole comes into the U18s and replaces either Tuanzebe or Williams if they make the move up to the U21s, or whether he will be third choice behind the pair.
Poole might not be the senior centre-back who fans would have liked to see signed by the club on deadline day but it is a positive move nevertheless.
It’s always good to see the academy actively bringing in some talented youngsters to the club and it will be as interesting as always to see how he develops through the ranks. Welcome to United, Regan.