FC Halifax Town: Shaymen sign defender on loan from Sheffield United

FC Halifax Town have announced the signing of defender Jean Leroy-Belehouan on loan from Sheffield United for the rest of the season.

Friday, 8th January 2021, 7:00 pm
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The Blades youngster, 20, arrived at Bramall Lane after spending seven years with Manchester United and is described on Sheffield United’s website as “a tall, athletic centre-half who likes to get on the ball and is comfortable playing out from the back”.

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The French centre-back is 6ft 2in tall, is a second-year scholar with Sheffield United and plays for their under 23s.

He is Halifax’s second signing in two days after the arrival of striker Lewis Mansell on loan from Accrington yesterday and is expected to go straight into the squad for Saturday’s trip to King’s Lynn.