The Solskjaer effect can make youngsters hungry to join Manchester United again instead of City

The Solskjaer effect can make youngsters hungry to join Manchester United again instead of City

“People are saying, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to sign for Man United as a kid’. Because I’d argue that for the last six, seven years all the best kids have gone over there [to City]. But if I’m a parent around here now there’s nowhere my kid is going anywhere but Man United if he’s got a choice and he’s deemed good enough because there’s a pathway.

“He [Solskjaer] finished the PSG game with three teenagers on the pitch. We are the best at it [blooding youth]. Fact. But you need someone in the building who looks at the history and says, ‘I’m going to go with the history and on that pathway’.

“Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows the history of this football club and is determined to bring in young players. You only know [if they are good enough] when you throw them in. And it’s not a token gesture [with him].

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