Dan Gore, the young Manchester United midfielder, has elaborated on his decision to join Port Vale on loan for the remainder of the season.
Despite interest from other clubs like Preston and Bolton Wanderers, Gore, guided by advice from his father, opted for Port Vale, a decision influenced by the club’s supportive environment for burgeoning talents and their style of play.
As reported by MEN, United finalised Port Vale as the chosen destination for Gore, appreciating the club’s approach towards young players. The 19-year-old expressed his immediate connection with the team upon his first visit. “As soon as I visited, the sense of a close-knit family was evident. Everyone was incredibly welcoming,” he remarked.
Gore, who is already familiar with Port Vale’s gameplay, shared his father’s reaction to the decision: “He was taken aback and strongly recommended the move. He sensed they would nurture my development at this crucial phase of my career.”
Additionally, Gore’s camaraderie with Port Vale’s Manchester-born midfielder, Tommy McDermott, played a role in his decision. McDermott’s advice, along with the presence of former Manchester United players Tom Sang and James Wilson at the club, made Vale an even more appealing option.
Gore quoted McDermott’s encouragement, “Tommy was all for the move, assuring me it would be immensely beneficial for my growth.”
The young midfielder is determined to give his all for Port Vale. “I’m committed to hard work and dedication in every match, aiming for victories as the ultimate goal,” he stated. He also mentioned the positive start to his training sessions, looking forward to continuing in the same vein.