Here is how Manchester United’s under-18s will line up against their Manchester City counterparts this weekend.
Manchester United under-18s starting XI: Henderson, Reid, Tuanzebe, Williams, Borthwick-Jackson, Riley, Fosu-Mensah, Scott, Redmond, Hamilton, Rashford
Manchester United under-18s subs: Byrne, Rathbone, Gribbin, Dearnley, Croskery
Manchester United’s under-18 side take on Manchester City on Saturday in what has been dubbed “the mini derby” by the club’s official Twitter account.
The two sides have a fierce rivalry that spans more than just first-team encounters and it will be interesting to see what happens when the two sides go head-to-head this weekend.
Both sides have a number of promising young players at their disposal and they will know this is a great chance to get noticed by Louis van Gaal and Manuel Pellegrini respectively.
United’s summer signing from Ajax, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, also starts against City, and the centre-back-cum-defensive-midfielder will be looking to build on some fine recent performances.