Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are looking who can make the grade in their current crop of youngsters at the club. While Jose Mourinho hasn’t always been associated with blooding young players, our resident Red Devils have been impressed with his work on that front thus far.
United have a long history of promoting their youth players, and many of the former academy players can be seen throughout all leagues within English football. Although sometimes a player can burst onto the scene and make an immediate impact at the club, some may not be deemed good enough at this level.
However, sometimes the difficult decision to end a youth products United career has to be made for the good of the player and the club, sometimes it can return and prove a mistake in the example of Paul Pogba but the majority of the time they get it right.
Our landlord alongside our regulars have been drafting up the current United crop and seeing which ones would benefit from feeling the harsh reality of Premier League football. These two will certainly reap the rewards later on, in their careers…
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