Who is James McAtee?
James McAtee is a young English football player who plays for English Premier Club, Manchester City, as the midfielder. Born in 2002, in Salford, England, he has played many matches for Manchester City’s youth team as well as a few games for England National U18 and U20 teams. Recently, he has been included on ManCity’s senior squad. There is not much information about his family members. The name of his parents is not made public yet.
Quick Bio of James McAtee
|Name||James John McAtee|
|Date of Birth||October 18, 2002|
|Position||Midfielder (Attacking Midfield)|
|Current Club||Manchester City|
|Number of goals||17|
|Number of National games||2 (U18 and U20)|
|Brother||John George McAtee|
|Transfer market value||5,00,000 Euro|
James McAtee’s Football Career:
James John McAtee started his profession by playing for City’s Elite Development Squad (known as EDS squad) in the EFL Trophy against Bolton Wanderers in 2019. In which match, Bolton won against City by 3-1. His career came to a particular hold because of the Covid-19 lockdown. However, during 2020-2021 he played in the EFL Trophy for the ManCity U21 team and won the match against Scunthorpe United by 4-0.
He was in a team against his brother John McAtee. Both the McAtee brothers gave their best in the match. Again in 2021, he scored a goal against Scunthorpe United and won the game by 3–0. In this match, ManCity had featured another young footballer, Cole Palmer. Both youngsters scored apiece for Manchester City in the game.
Moreover, in November 2020, McAtee played and scored a goal against Chelsea in the final match of FA Youth Club (U18 sides). Mancity won the final match by 3-0 against Chelsea as McAtee, Rogers, and Palmer each scored apiece for Mancity.
In the Premier League 2 (U23 league), he scored 8 goals with 9 assists for ManCity as City was the winner of 2020–21.
James McAtee’s Skills and Performances
On September 22, 2021, McAtee made his senior debut for ManCity against Wycombe Wanderers in the EFL Cup. James McAtee and Cole Palmer were fielded as the substitute player in the 72nd minute of the match. City won the match by 6-0 against Wycombe Wanderers. De Bruyne, Foden, Torres, Palmer each scored apiece, and Mahrez scored twice for ManCity. Tafazolli scored the only goal for the defeated side, Wycombe Wanderers.
On November 21, 2021, McAtee debuted in English Premier League against Everton. He was fielded in the 87th minute replacing Cole Palmer in the match. City won the game by 3-0 as Sterling, Rodri, and Bernardo Silva each scored apiece for the winning side.
Currently, he is in good form and doing well in his games and scoring goals. He has scored a total of 16 goals (17 matches played) this season.
James’s Youth Career:
James John played in a youth category from 2013 to 2021 for Manchester City. He devoted himself to the club for eight years before stepping into the senior class.
James John McAtee Senior Career:
After contributing for eight years in the youth category in the Manchester City football team, James was included in the senior squad in 2021.
James McAtee’s International Career:
James McAtee hasn’t had many chances to make an international appearance. Yet, McAtee successfully made his international debut for England U18 and scored twice in a draw match (England 4 – 4 Norway) against Norway. On 2021 September 6, he again fielded in Englands’ U20 squad against Romania and had scored a goal. England U20 won the match by 6-1 against Romania.
James McAtee’s brother John George McAtee:
John George McAtee is also an English footballer born on July 23, 1999. He plays as a striker for the National League side of Grimsby Town. He has formerly occupied himself for Shrewsbury Town, where he created his profession, taking in loan enchantments with Halesowen Town, AFC Telford United, Ashton United, and Curzon Ashton.
Later he joined Scunthorpe United in 2019, where he remained for numerous seasons before connecting with Grimsby in 2021. James had crooked down a new contract with Scunthorpe to join local rivals Grimsby Town on a two-year deal, reunifying him with manager Paul Hurst for a third time in 2021 June 8. Grimsby would have to pay a recompense fee if James took the contract. However, he was loyal to Grimsby.
James had achieved a lot of victory in his career and tends to be more enhanced in the future. McAtee brothers had also participated in a match together and concurred on the success.
Manchester United Rumors:
There were some rumors about Manchester United’s coaching staff and James. It indeed made John’s career a bit in danger, but it was calm after some time.
Later, Manchester United decided to release James McAtee from the club. His father pulled James out of Manchester United’s football academy. And later, he joined Manchester City’s EDS side.
Physical Appearance of McAtee:
James McAtee is a handsome white guy with 5 feet 11 inches. He does not weigh more and is a little skinny.
James McAtee social media:
James is quite active on his Instagram. His account is verified and has over 50 thousand followers. His other social handle is not that well known. He has devoted his page to his sports and posts mainly about football and related kinds of stuff.
Main Points about James McAtee:
- James John McAtee is an English football player born on July 22, 2002.
- He plays as a midfielder for the English Premier League (EPL) club Manchester City.
- James had played two national matches, U18 and U20.
- James has scored a total of 16 goals in 17 games this season.
- James has scored 11 goals in 12 in Premier League 2, four in three Uefa Youth League games, and one in two for the EFL Trophy side.