Two Nigerian Youngsters who Could Break Into The Limelight Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Published: March 30, 2019
Two Nigerian Youngsters who Could Break Into The Limelight Under Ole Gunnar SolskjaerAll managers who have worked at Old Trafford had at least one youngster break into limelight during their tenure.

Many youngsters broke into limelight during Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, and the most successful of them was Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo who has five Ballon d'Or awards under his belt.

Adnan Januzaj forced his way into the Red Devils first-team setup in 2013 during David Moyes' reign.

England's deadly striker Marcus Rashford was promoted to the club's first-team squad by Louis van Gaal, who didn't spend so much time as United manager.

Jose Mourinho gave Scottish youngster Scott McTominay the chance to feature regularly in his team, and the midfielder grabbed the opportunity with both hands.

Now that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is officially announced as United's permanent manager, allnigeriasoccer.com takes a look at two academy products who could break into limelight under the Norwegian's watch :

Mipo Odubeko

The Ireland youth international currently plays for the U16 team but his work rate and attacking prowess could make him break into the Red Devils main squad in the next three years of Solskjaer's reign.

Odubeko has featured for Ireland's U7 team but he can stillĀ  pledge allegiance to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the future.

Shola Shotire

Shoretire frequently plays forĀ  the Red Devils U16 team and he is tipped for greatness at Old Trafford.

The 15-year-old England youth international is a skillful and versatile player who can comfortably feature as a center-forward, right-winger and as left-winger.

He is the youngest player to have featured in UEFA Youth League competition, meaning, his qualities can't be overlooked by Solskjaer in the nearest future.

He made his debut for England U15 against Turkey late last year, but that can't stop him from representing the Super Eagles if he chooses the African side later in his career.

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