Manchester United have two games left in the current season, which gives some youngsters a chance to impress the incoming David Moyes.
It’s difficult to predict just how Manchester United are going to play and the teams they will use against Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final two games in charge of the team.
There is a very good chance he will give some youngsters a run out, which is significant because that gives them a chance to impress the new boss David Moyes.
Tom Cleverley is one of the more established young stars at the club but he’s really struggled over recent weeks and this is a chance for him to play without so much pressure.
He should be very determined to become one of Moyes’ go-to men next season and there is a clear place for him in the side next to Michael Carrick.
With all the speculation pointing towards United bringing someone in over the summer to play in the midfield, it makes it more important for Cleverley to have an impact in that position.
Nick Powell deserves a chance to impress whether that’s in the attack or in more of a midfield based role.
The 19-year-old has toed the line admirably this season, when he could have complained about not getting the opportunity to go and play for another team on loan.
Powell has the ability to have a significant impact on the United first team next season and the comparisons between him and Wayne Rooney are very important, as Rooney could shortly be heading for the exit door.
Adnan Januzaj has been one of the most consistent players for the United Under-21 side this season and he has been tipped for his senior debut throughout the last few weeks.
Antonio Valencia could be pushed back to right back and Januzaj could be given a chance to give Moyes a real headache next season, as Wilfried Zaha comes back to the club after a loan spell with Crystal Palace.
Januzaj could feature against Swansea in United’s last home game, which will mean slightly less pressure than if he was thrown into the deep end during an intense away game.
Larnell Cole, another gifted young midfielder, could be given a run out at some point following some impressive performances for the reserves and Under-21 sides.
He’s not likely to feature as a starting player in any match but there is no reason why Fergie can’t use him off the bench to give him a taste of the pressure and expectation in the first team.
The lost goes on and on, it’s just a case of who Ferguson feels needs the playing time from the group of more established players and the youngsters that not a lot of people know much about.
Who do you want to see given a chance?
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