Shola Shoretire and Hannibal Mejbri will start training with Manchester United’s first team squad as a reward for their form in the Under-23s.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that the two teenagers are moving into the senior squad’s bubble, despite this complicating their involvement in the development teams.
Shoretire, a 17-year-old winger, recently signed his first professional contract and scored a hat-trick in United’s 6-4 win over Blackburn’s Under-23s last Friday.
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Mejbri, meanwhile, is a 18-year-old midfielder and highly-rated prospect who arrived from Monaco in 2019 in a €10m deal.
“We’ve moved Shola up with us. Hannibal will probably join us and we’ll keep them with us for a while,” Solskjaer said.
“I think it’s the next step in their development. We’ve just go to take the hit on them when they play in the reserves that they have to travel by themselves, so they move into our bubble.
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“I think that’s a nice step for them, well deserved because they’ve done really well.”
Solskjaer has already dropped new teenage signing Amad straight into United’s first team set-up, with the 18-year-old being named in a match day squad for the first time earlier this week.
Amad was an unused substitute in Tuesday’s FA Cup fifth round win over West Ham and could travel with the squad for Sunday’s Premier League trip to West Bromwich Albion.
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