Manchester United youngsters Di’Shon Bernard, Ethan Laird and Dylan Levitt to start in Astana
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed academy Goods.
Solskjaer has comprised just four players – Lee Grant, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw and Jesse Lingard – together with United’s spot in the knockout stages of the competition secured.
Fourteen of United squad are under the age of 20 and Solskjaer believes the match is the opportunity to present the youngsters of the club to senior football.
“When our young players are going to learn how to play in these European games, I believe that this is a terrific beginning for them,” he explained.
“It is the perfect challenge for these boys now and I think that it’s likely to become a great game of football.”
Solskjaer has confirmed since joining from Stoke at 2018, Grant will make just his second appearance.
He said:”For a supervisor such as me to possess Lee to call upon it’s fantastic he’s a world-class attitude.
“He is probably the fittest of their goalkeepers, he always does additional. He’s a heading on 26. I’ve got the best goalkeeping department”
Solskjaer has suggested defender Max Taylor will make his debut for United after recovering from testicular cancer.
“it is a great story, to find him coming back,” he explained.
Manchester United youngster Max Taylor says he won’t let he is defined by cancer included in the squad to face Astana on Thursday.
Taylor was diagnosed with testicular cancer in October 2018 along with a CT scan demonstrated that the illness was spread to his stomach, the lymph nodes in his lungs and his gut.
The defender failed immediate therapy involving also a nine-week course of chemotherapy and surgery at the Christie Hospital in Manchester, that was prosperous.