Manchester United’s plan of bringing young talents to their academy saw them sign Isak Hansen-Aarøen from Norwegian side Tromsø IL last September.

The 16-year-old arrived in England after making his way into Tromsø’s first team in 2020.

Hansen-Aarøen has been part of the Red Devils’ U18 side and even made an appearance in the Premier League 2 against Blackburn Rovers last October.

After coming off the bench against Wolves U18 in December, the midfielder didn’t feature again for United’s youth sides.

That’s because he has been training with Tromsø’s first team, reports iTromso, as relayed by VG.

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It gave birth to rumours the youngster could return to his old club on a loan deal until the end of this season.

For now, Hansen-Aarøen has received a ‘clear message from England’ that he cannot train with Tromsø’s first team. This was also confirmed by their assistant manager, Lars Petter Andressen.

“Until further notice, Isak will not train with us until things are clarified,” Andressen told iTromso. provided more updates on this case and they explain the Premier League side want Hansen-Aarøen ‘back now’. According to the outlet, the youngster is expected to return to Manchester at the start of March.