Academy travel to Singapore for NexLions Cup

Manchester United have flown out a squad over 18-players to Singapore for the under-19s NexLions Cup.

The Reds first game is this Friday morning (10:15am GMT) against Sporting Lisbon in the competitions semi-finals. If the mini-reds beat Sporting Lisbon then they could face Liverpool in the final on Sunday if they manage to beat Singapore youth which will played after United’s game.

Paul McGuinness and academy manager Brian McClair have taken a strong squad out from Manchester including Mats Dæhli, James Wilson and Jack Barmby.

The full squad is as follows:

Pierluigi Gollini
Jonathan Sutherland
Declan Dalley
Donald Love
Callum Evans
Louis Rowley
Liam Grimshaw
Nicholas Ioannou
James Weir
Jack Rudge
Patrick McNair
Joe Rothwell
Jack Barmby
Ben Pearson
Mats Dæhli
Sam Byrne
Kenji Gorré
James Wilson

Both Manchester United’s matches will be shown on MUTV, we will tweet links on match days if online streaming is available:

Manchester United v Sporting Lisbon
Friday 14 December KO 10:15am GMT
Manchester United v Liverpool or Singapore
Sunday 16 December KO 08:45am or 11:15am

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