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Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho has the world at his feet at the moment and it is up to him to take charge of his career from now on. After series of eye-catching performances since being integrated I to the first team by manager Erik ten Hag, he has been tipped to Co tinue developing at the club by former players, pundits, and his coaches as well. In his very first appearance for the first-team, he definitely impressed not just ten Hag but a lot of Manchester United fans who were present on the night in the Old Trafford fixture against Omonia in the Europa League.

His astonishing pace and trickery were put into use on the night as he often danced around defenders and tried to create big chances of his teammates. He followed up that performance with another stunning one against Real Sociedad in Manchester United’s last Europa League group stage clash against Real Sociedad  scoring the winning and only goal of the night in what was a sublime finish after a stunning through pass from his idol Cristiano Ronaldo.

One of the people who have urged him to become even better is former Manchester United midfielder, who is now a coach at the club, Darren Fletcher. The former United star has definitely seen some glimpses of the teenager in training at Carrington and has recently urged the youngster to do nothing other than Co tinue his development. Fletcher said that Garnacho has been a shining star for United in the academy since he started playing for them and according to him, the starlet has only one job and that is to continue making progress.

Garnacho was unable to impress on Sunday afternoon as United lost to Aston Villa but he could get another chance on Thursday as United welcome the same opponents in their Cup clash at Old Trafford.


Brazilian superstar Neymar has stated that he turned down the chance to sign for Real Madrid at the start of his professional football career. The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) confirmed that he turned down a transfer to Real Madrid as a very young player while he was speaking on the fenomenos podcast.

Neymar revealed that he was invited for a Real Madrid trial at the age of ten during the Galacticos era and he was excited. The Brazilian attacker said he watched their training session and also saw a game when he honoured the invitation from Real Madrid. He added that all the goals in the game he saw were scored by his compatriots with Ronaldo getting a brace, while Roberto Carlos, Robinho and Julio Baptista also scored. Neymar said he took a picture with all the Brazilian players and that he was over the moon afterwards.

On his trial, Neymar said it lasted for a week. According to him, it lasted for four days before he got homesick on the fifth day just before they wanted to take him to the Barcelona MIC Cup. The PSG player revealed that going home was the only thing on his mind immediately he wanted to quit his Real Madrid trial due to being homesick.

Neymar said he could have played for Real Madrid as everything was setup to be that way, but he returned to Brazil and stayed there till he signed for Barcelona. The PSG attacker made his professional bow at Santos and that was where he was before signing for Barcelona in 2013.

At Barcelona, Neymar formed a potent attacking partnership with the fellow South American duo of Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi on the way to winning the Champions League title at the end of the 2014/15 season. He spent four seasons at the Nou Camp before he sealed a world-record transfer to PSG in 2017.