Redfearn compares Leeds youngsters to Manchester United's class of '92

The Leeds boss sees shades of Manchester United's famous youngsters in the likes of Alex Mowatt, Lewis Cook, Sam Byram and more.

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn sees shades of Manchester United's class of '92 in the current crop of youngsters at Elland Road.

The likes of Lewis Cook, Alex Mowatt, Sam Byram, Liam Cooper and more have showed terrific promise at Leeds so far this season, forming an integral part of Redfearn's side.

And the 29-year-old has compared the Leeds youngsters to those who came through the ranks at Manchester United to guide them through an era of success at Old Trafford.

“These young players are really coming to prominence. It’s unusual to get so many coming thought at once," Redfearn is quoted as saying by the Yorkshire Evening Post.

“The Manchester United side with the Nevilles and all them, perhaps they’re going to have an impact like that. They’re a big influence and I look at them as mainstays in our side.

“They’re young guys and I don’t want to put too much pressure on them but they’re the glue in this side. It’s been said before that if you’re good enough you’re old enough and they look more than old enough. They’re coming good at the right time.

“The exciting thing for me is that I’ve been with some of these lads since they were in the Under-16. I’ve seen the potential and they’ve convinced me that they’re good enough.”

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