Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lukaku Tells Youngsters to Grab Chance in States

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Lukaku Tells Youngsters to Grab Chance in States

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UNITED'S youngsters have been urged to 'make a positive impression' and 'work for the team' on this summer's pre-season tour by Romelu Lukaku.

Jose Mourinho's side fly out for their five-game tour of the United States on July 15 and the squad could include a number of fresh faces given several senior players have World Cup commitments.

Those involved in the latter stages of the tournament in Russia will join up with their club team-mates at a later date, and Mourinho has previously claimed United have 'some young players who need to grab with both hands opportunities with their evolution'.

Academy coach Kieran McKenna's promotion to Mourinho's coaching staff can only help matters and Angel Gomes, Ethan Hamilton, Tahith Chong and Matej Kovar - among others - will be hoping to be in the mix. …

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