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Loads of MUFC fans react as Solskjaer unleashes youngsters against Astana

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named an extremely youthful side to take on FK Astana in Kazakhstan this afternoon.

United have already qualified for the Europa League knockout stages and are prioritising Sunday’s Premier League home game against Aston Villa.

Solskjaer has selected three debutants for the penultimate group stage game; midfielder Dylan Levitt and defenders Ethan Laird and Di’Shon Bernard make their first senior appearance for the Reds.

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It’s fantastic to see so many youngsters get a first-team opportunity, with Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe, Lee Grant and captain Jesse Lingard the only senior players.

This afternoon’s game is a great chance for James Garner, who has had sporadic first-team minutes this season. to impress Solskjaer alongside Welshman Levitt in midfield.

Tahith Chong and Angel Gomes have not been able to break into Solskjaer’s side this season, but they get their chance in an exciting front three with Mason Greenwood.

See what fans had to say about the team news:

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