Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that a number of youth and reserve team players will be sent out on loan deals to various clubs next season. Manchester United reserve team has just won the Premier Reserve League North title by a mammoth 13 points, thus confirming that this group of youngsters is the most special yet. Due to the presence of a number of high profile players at Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson reckons that it will be difficult for them to gain experience of playing first-team football at Manchester United. Therefore, they are likely to be sent out on loan deals in England and in various countries across Europe.
The current reserve team of Manchester United contains a number of players from the FA Youth Cup-winning side of last year. It contains the likes of Michael Keane, Larnell Cole, and Zeki Fryers. These are some of the players of whom a lot is expected in the future. Even Sir Alex Ferguson has said that this is certainly a special group of youngsters at Manchester United. Even though United’s academy has been producing a number of first-team players on a regular basis, none have been able to match the quality of Paul Scholes or David Beckham.
“There will be a few going out on loan. We’ll always do that. We have eight or nine out at the moment, including Robbie Brady, Scott Wootton, Joshua King and John Cofie. I went to see Oliver Norwood at Coventry recently and he’s been a star for them. Some of them will definitely go out again next season. It’s a good group of players,” Ferguson told Inside United. Manchester United look set to concede their Premier league title to archrivals Manchester City after losing the vital Manchester derby 1-0 on Monday night.