The Death Of The Box-To-Box Midfielder.

In English football, some of the most celebrated players in recent history have been the dynamic box-to-box midfielders. Typified by Lampard and Gerrard in...
Ritesh Gogineni
Editor/Founder of The False 9. Inverted Wingers,Carilleros,Cattenacio,Double Pivots,Medianos,Mezzalas and of course The False Nines we have got it all here for the tactic-crazy football fan!

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Man United’s Top Ten Youth players in 2016

Reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth teams. Man United’s academy and it’s youth team have come under a lot of criticism recently especially after City have unveiled their world class academy. Even the likes of former player Robin Van Persie and Philip Neville have chosen to send their kids to Manchester City’s academy. But with the likes of Rashford and Fosu-Mensah already making an impact in the first team, United are still ahead of their competitors when it comes to blooding their youngsters. This also shows that no matter how good your academy and scouting is, youngsters need to be trusted and should be given chances in the first team. Chelsea have one of the best scouting systems and they have a lot of talented youngsters in their rosters but their policy of loaning out youngsters instead of giving them first team chances isn’t working out.

Top Ten Manchester United Youth Players (Click on each link to read the player profile)

man united best youth players

Fosu-Mensah and Rashford have already played quite a few times for Manchester United first team and they have been impressive so far. It is important to keep giving them chances in the first team so that their development doesn’t stagnate. For a club that prides itself in its youth, Manchester United currently do not have any academy product who is a guaranteed starter in their first team, players like Fosu-Mensah and Rashford can set the record straight in the future.

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Ritesh Gogineni
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