Manchester United have always had rich history and traditions when it comes to giving youth a chance. Although Jose Mourinho hasn’t really done that in his managerial career, his hand was kind of forced over the weekend, when youth players galore were given their opportunities.
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Want to feel old? Yesterday, Angel Gomes became the first 21st century-born player to play in the Premier League. Aged just sixteen, the young man was given around five minutes to show what he can do by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho; and he dazzled.
Manchester United’s last game of the Premier League is a dead rubber. The Red Devils host Crystal Palace at Old Trafford, and ahead of that game, Jose Mourinho has been putting his players through their paces for one final time – and it included a rather talented youngster…
Manchester United could be bracing themselves for a bid from one of European football’s elite clubs, as Barcelona circle around the hottest talent in our academy at the moment; 16-Year-old attacker Angel Gomes, who is making waves at youth level here at the Theatre of Dreams.
Manchester United are a club renowned for bringing their youth players through the ranks, and then giving them the opportunity to perform at the highest level. The motto if you’re good enough, you’re old enough springs to mind here, and the books currently have a whole host of top talents on them at the moment.