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What became of the remaining members of Manchester United’s FA Youth Cup-winning team, which featured Kobbie Mainoo and Alejandro Garnacho?

Manchester United’s academy was named the best in the nation last year. But what happened to Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo’s teammates?

The Red Devils won the FA Youth Cup in 2022 after defeating Nottingham Forest 3-1 in front of 67,492 spectators at Old Trafford. United captain Rhys Bennett scored first, but Joshua Powell cancelled it out.

Garnacho then added two goals in the second half to secure United’s first Youth Cup victory since 2011.

Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, among others, were on that squad and went on to have prosperous careers with the first team.

In the wake of Sunday’s Premier League victory over Everton 3-0, which featured an overhead kick by Garnacho and a strong debut from Mainoo, let’s go back in time and examine what Travis Binnion’s team is now doing.

Powell was able to equalize the score because of a mistake made by Vitek. was listed as a substitute in the Europa League quarterfinal loss to Sevilla the previous season.

Back-up: Marc Jurado

In 2020, the combative defender moved from Barcelona to United. In April, after Tyrell Malacia and Luke Shaw suffered injuries, he was benched against Nottingham Forest. left the team this summer to join Espanyol on their return to Spain.

Louis Jackson, center back.

drafted at the age of sixteen into the team. Jackson, who was up in Oldham, worked out with the first squad in September prior to their Carabao Cup matchup with Crystal Palace.

Back at center: Rhys Bennett

led the team and started the game with a goal. Erik ten Hag, the manager of United, gave him a new contract. Someone to watch out for.

Complete-back Sam Murray.

In May, Murray agreed to a professional deal. participated in friendly matches against Real Betis and Cadiz during the World Cup break last year.

Center back: Kobbie Mainoo

made his United debut in February’s 3-0 victory over Leicester City, coming on as a substitute. made their debut on Sunday following a recuperation from an ankle ailment. This semester, watch out for the 18-year-old to establish himself as a regular.

Dan Gore, midfielder

was chosen as last year’s reserve team player of the year. made his Carabao Cup debut against Crystal Palace as a senior. He now captains the U21 team, and after Sir Bobby Charlton passed away earlier this year, he joined Alex Stepney and Ten Hag in laying a wreath on the Old Trafford pitch in his honor.

Isak Hansen-Aaroen as a midfielder

played senior football in Norway during their adolescence. may go on loan in January to pursue a role in the starting lineup.

Alejandro Garnacho, winger

No introduction is necessary. Following a fantastic breakthrough season, the team awarded Garnacho a new deal and the number 17 shirt. Had a fantastic goal over the weekend, in case you didn’t see it. has also made his debut in full in Argentina.

Charlie McNeill as the striker

Currently on loan at Stevenage Town, McNeill’s stay in the League One team is coming to an end since he isn’t getting enough playing time.

Sam Mather, winger

Mather led the Youth Cup winning team with two assists and three goals. He shifted to his usual left flank, then to his right, to make room for Garnacho.

The whole team hoisting the trophy in celebration.


Back at center: Sonny Aljofree

The defender, who was born in Plymouth, inked his first professional deal in May.

Maxi Oyedele, a midfielder

will be qualified to compete internationally for Poland or England.

Joe Hugill, striker

Hugill did not play against Everton because Rasmus Hojlund was injured.





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