Joe Rothwell: Blackpool sign Manchester United man on loan
Championship strugglers Blackpool have signed Manchester United midfielder Joe Rothwell on loan for the remainder of the season.
The 20-year-old academy graduate has been with United since 2001, becoming a regular in their Under-21 side, but is yet to make a professional appearance.
The Manchester-born player has represented England at Under-20 level.
"Joe is someone we've been monitoring for a while and I'm pleased that a deal has been agreed," said boss Lee Clark.
"He's very highly regarded at Old Trafford and I'm looking forward to working with him."
While Rothwell has joined the Seasiders, full-back Stephen O'Donnell has rejected a move to Bloomfield Road from Scottish Premiership club Partick Thistle.
Blackpool are bottom of the Championship and nine points from safety.