Manchester United are a club renowned for developing their own talents and turning their young stars into world class talents, and that is a mantra they’ve always abided by. One man heavily involved with that is Nicky Butt, and he has spoken out about one talent who he thinks will succeed.
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Manchester United played host to a charity match arranged by David Beckham this afternoon, with the proceeds going to UNICEF. Amongst the teams were legends of the game like Ronaldinho, Luis Figo, Clarence Seedorf, Robert Pires and many more, whilst plenty of United greats were also involved.
Manchester United are a club whom have been known to produce many legends who have repaid that faith on the biggest stages over long periods of time, whilst Manchester City wallow in mid-table watching the Red half of Manchester reap in the success.
According to Nicky Butt, Manchester United have signed an excellent prospect in Ander Herrera, but he admits that he isn’t of the calibre of Toni Kroos or Paul Pogba just yet. Butt does go on to say that he has the potential to be as good as these players, but Herrera needs time to mature, and adapt to the English game.
Ryan Giggs has already been named as Louis van Gaal’s assistant manager for next season, and we all thought that he would be bringing in his own coaches – leaving no room for the Class of 92. That may not be the case though, with the Guardian claiming that Scholes, Butt and Neville could yet be kept on the staff by Van Gaal.
Louis van Gaal is reportedly ‘happy’ to keep Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt as part of his coaching team next season, according to the Daily Mail. Van Gaal will bring in Patrick Kluivert with him as an assistant manager, whilst Ryan Giggs will take up an assistant manager role also.
Over twenty years ago Sir Alex Ferguson led a youth inspired Manchester United to Premier League glory, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, David Beckham and Phil Neville, all products of the Manchester United academy were at the heart of the most decorated side in domestic history.
Former United midfielder and now full-time member of the reserve coaching staff Nicky Butt, will take charge of the United XI side heading to Ireland tonight to take on Waterford. This will be Butt’s first attempt at managing a side, whilst reserve manager Warren Joyce remains in England to work with the older reserve players.