Born in Audenshaw, Ellis is another local lad coming through the ranks at City.
Plummer is a reliable, strong and composed left-back and centre-back with a great left foot, who joined the club from Stockport County in 2006. He’s also featured for England at youth level.
Ellis was nominated for the Academy Player of the Year award in July 2013 as recognition for his excellent performances at home and in Europe over the course of the 2012/13 season.
He joined Oldham Athletic on a youth loan for five weeks in November 2013.He made his professional debut on 1 December against Bradford City – one of three appearances he made for the Latics.
In 2013/14, Plummer was used on 17 occasions by Patrick Vieira for the under-21s and he joined St Mirren on loan at the start of July. Ellis played seven games in all for the Buddies.
Plummer suffered a broken leg which ruled him out of the 2015/16 season but he signed a new deal in the summer of 2016.