Nick Powell (born 23 March 1994) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Wigan.
Powell started his career at home-town club Crewe Alexandra, joining their youth system as a five-year-old.
Make his debut for Crewe in August 2010, in a League Two game against Cheltenham Town. At the age of 16 he become the second youngest player ever to appear for Crewe.
Powell was awarded the Football League’s Young Player of the Month Award for December.
Won every award at Crewe’s end of season awards ceremony, becoming the first player to win all five, including Goal of the Season (for his 30-yard strike in the 4–3 win at Gillingham), Young Player of the Year and Player of the Year.
Scored a volley from outside the box into the top corner in the 2–0 victory over Cheltenham Town in the 2012 League Two play-off Final at Wembley, to win promotion to League One.
Powell joined Manchester United from Crewe Alexandra in a deal reported to be worth up to £6 million.
Made his Premier League debut against Wigan Athletic in September 2012, scoring his first goal.
Powell joined Wigan Athletic on a season-long loan.
Scored Wigan’s first ever European goal, against NK Maribor.
Loaned to newly promoted Premier League team Leicester City.
It was reported that Leicester City had opted to terminate Powell’s loan early due to the player showing a lack of commitment to training after only 3 games.
Return to Man Utd
Was named in United’s 2015-16 25 man Champions League squad.
A series of injuries have stopped Powell from featuring in United’s first team.
Was released on a free transfer in 2016.
Signed for Wigan in July 2016.
Scored a hat-trick in April 2017 against
Nick has represented England at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 levels.