Two Manchester United Wonderkids Set to Join First-Team Training

Two Manchester United Wonderkids, Shola Shoretire and Hannibal Mejbri, are set to join first-team training with very exciting futures ahead of them.

Shoretire signed his first professional contract on his 17th birthday last week, and has been impressing for the under-23s this season with five goals and three assists to his name so far.

Mejbri is currently struggling with an ankle injury after some questionable tackles in his latest match, against Blackburn, but is still in line to join the senior team’s training sessions when available, along with Shoretire, in the near future, according to Laurie Whitwell of The Athletic.

Two Manchester United Wonderkids in Line to Join First-Team Training

Both Highly Rated Youngsters

Both Shoretire and Mejbri are very highly rated by those in and around Manchester United, as well as most others who have seen them play.

Shoretire signed his first professional contract last week, and is already set to join the senior side’s training.

The Englishman has looked fantastic playing well above his age range. His most recent fixture in the under-23s, a Premier League 2 match against Blackburn, saw him score a hat-trick, bagging an assist too. He looked skillful and composed, and put on a great all-round performance.

This clearly caught the eye of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the first-team coaching staff, with Shoretire now in line to train with them.

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Mejbri is also considered a very talented prospect.

The French playmaker joined in the summer of 2019 for a hefty €10 million at the age of just 16.

The midfielder, who turned 18 last month, has been a vital part of Neil Wood’s under-23 setup, arguably their best player so far this season.

Mejbri is able to open up games with his fantastic vision and ability to play the killer pass, and fans will be excited to see him break into the senior side, whenever that may be.

Alongside both Mejbri and Shoretire, new signing Amad Diallo has been adjusting to life in England by playing matches with the under-23s. The two youngsters are now set to join the Ivorian winger in training with the first-team, and will hope to break through to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in the not too distant future.


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