Manchester United’s strong philosophy of persisting and giving youth their chance has certainly been on display for all to see this season. The likes of Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard, Guillermo Varela and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, and according to the MEN, another could well get his chance.
Liverpool are our next opponents in the Europa League this coming Thursday, and the Manchester based paper say that Regan Poole could well be in line for a spot in the match day squad after his exclusion from the Welsh U19 squad.
The Cardiff-born 19-year old made the move from Newport to Manchester over the summer, and only recently got a work permit allowing him to play. This week he scored his first goal for the club’s youth side in a behind-closed-doors game against Oldham, and has been impressing for the U21 side.
Now he could about to get his big chance in the fiercest fixture in England, and once again its testament to Louis van Gaal’s willingness to trust our young stars.