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Manchester United’s best XI of current players to come from the club’s academy

The brilliance of Manchester United’s academy can be understood by the fact that there has been at least one academy graduate in United’s every match day squad continuously for more than the past 80 years.

Ryan Giggs, David Beckham, Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba and many more have gone on to play for United and showcased their talent on the pitch.

Manchester United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer included five youngsters for the Champions League game against PSG, having given James Garner, Angel Gomes and Tahith Chong opportunities from the bench in recent weeks. They were joined by fellow youngsters Mason Greenwood and Brandon Williams.

Here is Manchester United XI entirely made up of current players who’ve come from the club’s academy system.

  • Joel Pereira

Jose Mourinho called him the “best Portuguese goalkeeper of the next generation. He has played three times for Manchester United’s senior side and kept a clean sheet on each occasion.

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