From the Class of ’92 to Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba, Manchester United have a rich history of bringing raw talent through the youth system and turning them into first-team superstars, and the next batch of talent is no different.
If it’s Ole Gunnar Solskjær in charge next season, or anyone else for that matter, giving young players a chance at making a name for themselves will be at the top of the club’s priority list.
With that in mind, here are two wonderkids Manchester United fans will adore by the end of 2019…
Fans love electric forwards and Mason Greenwood is about as exciting as they get.
The Manchester United academy star has 22 goals in 19 appearances for the youth team this season, including a delightful hat-trick back in December against FA Youth Cup holders Chelsea (MUFC Youtube).
17-year-old Greenwood has already earned comparisons with previous United superstar in Robin Van Persie, with some claiming he even moves like the Dutch star (as per Manchester Evening News). What is obvious is that Greenwood possesses serious quality in front of goal. His left-foot possesses pinpoint accuracy, and his right is just as efficient.
Greenwood could well be the next Marcus Rashford to burst onto the scene.
Tahith Chong is the next in a long line of Dutch wonderkids to become a superstar.
Chong has already made a couple of appearances on the first-team sheet, travelling with the squad to Newcastle and making his debut off the bench against Reading in the FA Cup last month.
If it wasn’t for a cruciate injury there’s every chance the forward would have continued his development into a semi-regular fixture in Manchester United’s senior squad. He’s quick, technically gifted, determined, and headstrong. Some elements of his game could do with improvement, such as his finishing and creativity, but he clearly possesses the right attitude to develop as a top quality player.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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