Ferdinand excited about Man Utd’s youngsters Henriquez, Powell, Lingard, Cole and Keane

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is looking forward to casting his eye over some of the clubs exciting young players.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is looking forward to casting his eye over some of the clubs exciting young players.

The Red Devils take on Newcastle United at Old Trafford in the third round of the Capital One Cup tomorrow night and the veteran centre-back is eager to see the new crop of talented United players show their wares.

"We have some really talented young players and I'm looking forward to seeing some of them," he told the club's official website.

"I'm looking forward to maybe seeing our new signing from Chile, Angelo Henriquez. I'm sure Nick Powell will play and I'm looking forward to seeing him again too as he's a very exciting prospect.

“I'm excited to perhaps see Jesse Lingard play and I think Larnell Cole [could feature] as well. There is Michael Keane at the back too.

“There are loads of them and I could go on and on and be here all day. Hopefully they can stamp their authority on the cup this year."

 

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