Richie Wellens: Macclesfield Town sign ex-Man Utd and Leicester midfielder

Richie Wellens
Richie Wellens played one game for Manchester United at the start of his career in 1999

Macclesfield Town have signed former Manchester United and Leicester City midfielder Richie Wellens on undisclosed terms.

Wellens, 36, left Salford City in October on the back of other permanent spells at Blackpool, Oldham Athletic, Doncaster Rovers and Shrewsbury Town.

He has made 698 professional appearances, scoring 49 goals in total.

The Silkmen, currently 11th in the National League, play Oxford United in the FA Cup second round on Friday.