Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Amos joins Hull City on season-long loan

The highly-rated youngster has moved to the Championship outfit to get first-team action after seeing his progress at Old Trafford blocked by David de Gea and Anders Lindegaard
Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Amos has completed a season-long loan move to Championship side Hull City.

The 22-year-old, who has previously been on loan to Peterborough United and Oldham Athletic as well as Norwegian Molde, spent last season as United’s third-choice keeper behind David de Gea and Anders Lindegaard.

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He made his first appearance for the Red Devils in a League Cup clash with Middlesbrough back in 2008 and has since gone on to play six further matches for the club.

Amos becomes Steve Bruce's second signing in as many days following the arrival of his son, Alex, at the KC Stadium.

The Tigers open their league campaign with a match against Brighton as they look to secure promotion back to the Premier League following their relegation back in 2009-10.

Meanwhile, Sam Johnstone looks poised to be become Sir Alex Ferguson’s third-choice stopper during the 2012-13 season.