Ghanaian Teen Trains With Man United First Team Ahead of FA Cup Game

Ghanaian Teen Trains With Man United First Team Ahead of FA Cup Game

  • Ghanaian midfielder Kobbie Mainoo has been training with Manchester United's first team
  • The teen sensation is expected to make Erik ten Hag's squad for the game against Everton
  • Mainoo has been a key figure at the youth team for Manchester United

English-born Ghanaian midfielder Kobbie Mainoo trained with Manchester United's first team ahead of their FA Cup game against Everton on Friday.

The 17-year-old has been outstanding for the youth team, earning him an invite to the senior side by manager Erik ten Hag.

Mainoo is expected to make the squad for the game at Old Trafford as he eyes a senior Manchester United debut.

Kobbie Mainoo, Manchester United, Ghana, England
Ghanaian midfielder Kobbie Mainoo has trained with Mancvhester United first teamm ahead of Everton clash. Credit: @UtdPlug @utdreport
Source: Twitter

In photos and videos shared on social media, the teen sensation is seen going through the necessary drills with the senior players.

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