Manchester United’s youngest debutants of the twenty first century
“Within the occasion that they are appropriate ample, they’re used ample.”
– Sir Matt Busby
These eminent phrases from the tiresome, mountainous Sir Matt Busby possess influenced the ethos of Manchester United and fashioned the club’s DNA for decades.
The Red Devils possess a prolonged-running custom that has considered an academy graduate included in every matchday squad since 1937. Shola Shoretire’s debut in their 3-1 victory in opposition to Newcastle extends the feat to 4,075 games, but also made him the 240th graduate to set apart the predominant team.
With Shoretire’s debut in mind, here’s a checklist of the youngest gamers to bear their Manchester United debut all the plan in which thru the 21st century.
27. David Gray (18 years, 5 months, 21 days)
25. Jonathan Spector (18 years, 5 months, 10 days)
23. James Wilson (18 years, 5 months, 5 days)
21. Michael Barnes (18 years, 4 months, 1 day)
19. Ethan Laird (18 years, 3 months, 23 days)
17. Timothy Fosu-Mensah (18 years, 1 month, 26 days)