Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has reminded supporters that he has a long record of bringing through young players throughout his career.
However, van Gaal was quick to claim that he has always had a good record of promoting youngsters when asked about the subject during his pre-match press conference ahead of the FA Cup semi-final against Everton on Saturday.
The manager on his willingness to select youngsters: "At Bayern it was Muller, at Barcelona it was Xavi & Iniesta. I have lots of examples!"
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 21, 2016
Van Gaal has certainly not been afraid to throw young players in at the deep end during his time in charge of United and the stance has benefitted them.
The Dutchman deserves the praise he is getting but it is also hard to look past the awful football that United have been playing over the course of the campaign.
Rashford and Fosu-Mensah will be grateful for their chances but it is clear that van Gaal has to leave Old Trafford in the summer.