Hansen-Aaroen was always highly rated, but could not find his way into the Red Devils’ first team, despite making his debut for the Norwegian national team at the age of 15. Frustrated by the lack of opportunities to break through, the creative midfielder turned down offers. new terms at Man United and just signed a permanent contract with Werder Bremen at the age of 19.
Johan GuadagnoGuadagno spent just one year in Manchester after signing in 2019. The goalkeeper moved to FC Copenhagen on a permanent contract in 2020. Now 20 years old, the Swedish youth international spent the first half of the 2023 season -24 on loan at Serie C side Fiorenzuola, but has just returned to parent club Pisa.
Dillon HoogewerfOn paper, Hoogewerf is Solskjaer’s first signing as Man United coach, joining the club in June 2019 after rejecting new terms at Ajax.
The Dutch winger arrived at Old Trafford with great expectations. He scored a hat-trick for the U18 team in November 2020, but left in 2022 to sign for Borussia Monchenladbach. Hoogewerf has scored once in 14 games for their reserves this season.
Mateo MejiaMan United bought Mejia from Real Zaragoza in 2019, but the player’s development in England was severely hampered by a series of injuries that kept him out of action for two years.
Mejia was given a new contract in the summer of 2023, but returned to Spain with Sevilla, and also failed to make an impact for their reserve team.
Bjorn HardleyHardley caught the eye of Red Devils scouts while playing for NAC Breda. He signed for the club in the summer of 2019 and made a strong impression, quickly being promoted to the U23 team.
Despite training with the first team, Hardley left the club in July 2023 without being able to make an appearance for the first team. He followed Zidane Iqbal to Utrecht and was a regular in the Jong Utrecht squad in his first season back in the Netherlands.
The Red Devils paid Monaco an initial amount of 5 million euros to acquire Hannibal. He somewhat impressed with the first team this season, before moving to Sevilla on loan. The Spanish club reportedly have an option to buy Hannibal for around 20 million euros.
Charlie McNeillEntering the summer of 2020, Man United snatched McNeill away from noisy neighbor Man City. Although he scored hundreds of goals for Man City at the academy level, he could not break into the Red Devils’ first team. This 20-year-old striker also did not impress when he was loaned at Newport and Stevenage.
Joe HugillSigned from Sunderland in 2020, Hugill developed strongly, but not enough to break into the Red Devils’ first team. The 20-year-old striker was recently sent on loan to League One side Burton Albion, where he scored on his debut.
Radek VitekVitek had a strong start at Man United in the youth team. The 20-year-old Czech goalkeeper recently signed a new contract until 2027 and has been on the bench a few times under Ten Hag, but has just joined Accrington Stanley on loan.
Willy KambwalaRed Devils fans were surprised when Kambwala made his Man United debut against West Ham in December 2023, even though the young Frenchman has actually been with the club since 2020. He deserves the expectations. .
Marc JuradoJurado came to Man United from Barcelona. Despite his great potential, after three years of playing regularly for the U18 and U21 teams – winning the FA Youth Cup in 2022 – he left the club in the summer of 2023, and returned to Spain to sign for Espanyol. .
Alvaro FernandezFernandez is a talent that Man United recruited from Real Madrid. He was promising and won United’s Under-23 Player of the Year award. Fernandez spent the 2022-23 season on loan at Preston and impressed, winning the club’s Young Player of the Year award.
He was unexpectedly loaned to Granada for the 2023-24 season, then recalled in January before being sent to Benfica – the team is obliged to buy Fernandez permanently depending on the number of appearances.
Alejandro GarnachoAlong with Jurado and Fernandez, Man United also acquired Garnacho from Atletico Madrid’s academy in 2020. At just 19 years old, this winger has appeared more than 60 times and contributed 17 goals, and also had 3 goals. time for the national team.
Minh Tuan | 18:30 February 4, 2024