Italian striker Federico Machedaburst onto the scene as a 17-year-old at Manchester United and a lot of great things were expected from him, but he has not been able to live up to those expectations. He came to Old Trafford from the Lazio Academy as a teenager and the striker got his breakthrough moment as a second half substitute in the Premier League clash at home to Aston Villa in April 2009 with his team bidding for the Premier League title.
Macheda came on as a 17-year-old with Manchester United trailing 2-1 at home tothe Midlands club. Five-timeBallond’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo pulled the Red Devils level before Macheda wrote his name in lights by grabbing the winning goal of the game as the hosts won 3-2.
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Manchester United are set to almost double the wages of youngster Mason Greenwood, per reports. He has established himself as a player not just with potential but one willing to work. The 18-year old signed a deal in October 2019 but his 16 goals this season has forced the Red Devils to make plans to double his wages to keep away admirers.
The October deal was reportedly worth 25,000 pounds per week, but he will now earn at least 40,000 pounds. There are bonuses, clauses and increases as he continues to impress. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer is fond of the player and has him in his plans for the club for next season.
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According to French outlet La Voix du Nord, Chelsea have been handed a major boost in the pursuit of Lille forward Victor Osimhen. The outlet claims that Osimhen is keen on making a move to the Premier League in the summer.
Although several clubs in Italy have inquired about the 21-year-old’s availability during the lockdown, the Nigerian youngster has declared to close associates that his preferred destination is the Premier League, following an exceptional debut season in France Lille. The Nigerian international was brought in to replace another EPL-bound player, Nicolas Pepe. The Ivorian international joined the Gunners in a club record deal.
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Manchester City starlet Phil Foden believes his impressive performance in the league cup final has caught the attention of England manager Gareth Southgate. The England international was named Man of the Match in the final, and he hopes his display will be enough to convince the watching England manager when making his choices for the European championship selection.
The highly rated Foden, an Under-17 World Cup
winner in 2017, has been talked of as a future England international for some
time but his lack of appearances for City has so far prevented a call-up.
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Even if sad stories like that of Federico Macheda and Adnan Januzaj still remains deeply rooted in the minds of Manchester United fans, the emergence of teenagers in line with the tradition Busby introduced and Sir Alex Ferguson popularized remains till this day.
As disappointing as this season
has been for the Red Devils, the sight of Marcus Rashford, Brandon Williams and
Mason Greenwood all playing a part to save the club from sinking remains a joyous
sight to behold for all lovers of tradition and history.
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United are said to have offered young forward a new deal that will keep him at
the club for the nearest futures. Greenwood is regarded as one of the top
prospects from the youth teams and the club is trying to tie him to a long term
is also tricky and possesses quality with his ability on
the ball no doubt. The 17-year-old has been effective in the Europa
League and is seen as the future of the club. United are thought to be looking
at the player as a temporary solution to their injury crises.
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Manchester United have not had the best starts this season under Ole Gunnar Solsjaer. Despite this, the club has shown a desire to give youths a chance and play expansive football despite the lack of results so far.
Looking at United’s attack the likes of Rashford, Martial and Daniel James are less than 24 years old and posses immense potentials. However, one player that has touted to surpass this trio is 17-year-old youngster Mason Greenwood.
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Portuguese striker Andre Silva has said that he remains an AC Milan player ahead of this summer’s transfer window. The marksman joined Sevilla on a season-long loan last summer with the option to buy, but his mixed relationship with the Spanish club has meant that he could be heading back to the Rossoneri.
Silva has recently been receiving treatment for a left knee injury but his decision to make himself available for the Nations League finals with Portugal seems to have angered the Sevilla board. Speaking to A Bola, the Portuguese indicated that he could not do much to help Sevilla’s cause in the past few months due to his knee problem.
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The story of Federico Macheda career has been talked about in different circles across the football world about a player that appeared to have the world at his feet before falling away. Ten years ago the Italian scored a goal that appeared to transform his career.
With United chasing the Premier League title Macheda had been informed by Sir Alex Ferguson that he would be in the first team squad for the clash against Aston Villa. This was on the back of the forward bagging a hattrick for the reserve team against Newcastle.
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On the 5th of April 2009, Manchester United faced Aston Villa in a key League game for the title. With United 2-1 down Sir Alex Ferguson turned to an unknown 17 year old from the bench at the hour mark in what would be the most decisive substitution of the season.
United made it 2-2 with an equalizer from Cristiano Ronaldo and with a few minutes left in the game a legend was born. The 17-year-old took the ball and expertly curled it out of the hands of a diving Brad Friedel and United went on to win the title.
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