Jose Mourinho named two Manchester United children in his squad for the Champions League conflict with Valencia.

United tackle the La Liga facet on Wednesday evening having already secured their spot within the final 16 of the competitors.

Mourinho is about to ring the modifications for the encounter and has left quite a lot of first-team stars at residence forward of this weekend’s journey to Liverpool.

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James Garner and Mason Greenwood, each members of England’s Below-18 squad, have each travelled with the squad to Spain.

Garner, 17, however can play each in midfield and central defence whereas Greenwood is main the scoring charts for the Below-18s.

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Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood throughout the coaching session

Talking in his pre-match press convention, Mourinho confirmed Garner can be on the bench whereas Greenwood was the 19th member of the squad.

“Greenwood and Garner? No they don’t begin. Garner will likely be on the bench,” he stated.

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“Mason is the additional participant in case we’ve got any issues. We have now gamers that must play.”

These feedback haven’t gone down effectively with United followers, who felt this was the proper alternative to present the youngsters their debuts.

And the choice to take Greenwood alongside, and unlikely play him, is a controversial one.


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