United announce 18-man academy squad for Milk Cup

by Sam Peoples

Manchester United’s academy will send out an 18-man squad to the annual Milk Cup again this year. The tournament will kick off this Saturday in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. United have typically performed very well in this competition, which contains academy teams from all across the world.

It will be the first time that we can catch a glimpse of new academy signings Matthew Willock and Sean Goss, who both have a lot of promise. Not sure who Sean Goss is? Have a read of our look into the youngster.

Paul McGuinness will be hoping that his team can go one further this year and get their hands on the trophy. Here is the squad in full.

Squad: Pierluigi Gollini, Kieran O’Hara; Ryan McConnell, Louis Rowley, Liam Grimshaw, Nicholas Ioannou; Ben Pearson, James Weir, Joe Rothwell, Andreas Pereira, Matthew Willock, Paddy McNair, Sean Goss, Josh Harrop, Devonte Redmond; Sam Byrne, James Wilson, Ashley Fletcher.

Group fixtures

21 July v Co Tyrone (Northern Ireland) 17:00

23 July v Revo Express (Norway) 18:00

24 July v Ichifuna (Japan) 19:00

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