Ben Pollock

Name: Ben Pollock
Nationality: English
Born: 6th January 1998, Bolton
Height: 6ft 1ins
Weight: 86kg
Under-18s debut: Awaited
Position: Defender

Ben's father, Jamie, was a tough-tackling midfielder for Middlesbrough and Manchester City but Pollock junior is a ball-playing centre-back who joined United this summer on a two-year scholarship.

He lives in Middlesbrough but supports Newcastle. Ben attended Yarm School and played for Polton Allstars boys club. His hobbies include coaching.

Ben admires Thiago Silva and Sergio Ramos.