Man United loan report: Who can make an impact in the first team next season?
One of the major question marks against Jose Mourinho’s name when he was appointed Manchester United manager was his reluctance to trust young players.
The debate essentially boils down to whether Marcus Rashford is a success at Old Trafford as many of the other hot prospects at the club have been sent out on loan to continue their development away from the club.
That might well be with a career away from the 20-time title winners in mind but with a squad overhaul on the cards this summer, Mourinho should be looking wherever he can for bodies who can help.
With that in mind, Football FanCast have taken a look at four of the players on United’s books who have spent the season or half a season away from the club, before asking whether they have what it takes to change Mourinho’s opinion and force their way into the first team next season.
Ranging from La Liga to the Championship, here’s a look at how Man United’s loan brigade have fared so far this season…