Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals next academy player to make Man Utd debut

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed a certain academy player that could be involved in a match squad for the Red Devils before the end of the season.

Hannibal put pen to paper on a new long-term contract at United last month after impressing in the youth system since his transfer from Monaco in 2019.

The young star has scored four goals and seven assists in 18 appearances for Neil Wood’s Under-23s this season and has been very impressive in the attacking-midfield position.

The young player had been promoted to first-team training earlier in the year before he suffered an injury that kept him out of action for a few weeks.

Hannibal has now fully recovered, however, and Solskjaer doesn’t think it will be long before he is involved on a match day.

When asked if Hannibal could be in a match squad before the end of the campaign, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told United’s in house media: “Yes, definitely,”

“He was unlucky getting injured, six weeks ago, when he was supposed to come up [to train] with us. Now he’s got over the injury and joined in, and he’s done well, the boy.

“Of course, you drip-feed them in and you don’t expect them to set the world alight, but you want to see them in this environment and he’s looked comfortable and confident.

“Hopefully, we can give him that extra motivation and inspiration to show even more of his talent and why not?”

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