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Made his ManUtd debut a day before his 19th birthday

By Harry Smith

Made his ManUtd debut a day before his 19th birthday

A few hours before his birthday he entered the match at "The Theatre of Dreams"

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It's not all bad news from the game he missed at home vs Real Sociedad in the Europa League. It was a game that had ups and downs on a night of frustrations over the penalty controversy, but there was a debut for a young Briton.

The dream came true for Charlie McNeill on Thursday night just hours shy of his 19th birthday. Replacing defender Tyrell Malacia, he came on late in the game to find an equalizer at Old Trafford. Erik ten Hag decided it was time for the striker to enter the game.

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The player celebrated the achievement on his social networks such as Instagram, where he commented, "[It was] an honor to make my professional debut for Manchester United, I've grown up supporting this club and worked for over ten years to make this dream a reality". A player who is expected to be more than a mere projection, and to earn his place at the club.

An academy player who was called up to the first team by Erik ten Hag, he has scored more than 600 goals at youth level. He arrived in 2020 from rival Manchester City, since then the boy has pleased the team that gave him the opportunity to debut, now waiting for the long-awaited debut in the Premier League.

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He entered the history books when he became the first and only debut of Dutch manager Erik ten Hag. The other debutants are the summer reinforcements that the club signed. The Academy boy who made his debut, the others did not get the chance to make their debuts.

 


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