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Man Utd boss Ferguson reveals youngsters could get chance "in home games"

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is pleased with the progress of his FA Youth Cup winners.

The talented batch of teenagers at United are constantly in the manager's thoughts as they continue to make progress through the ranks - even if he is being understandably patient with their development.

"They're getting stronger as they get older," Ferguson told MUTV. "Paul Pogba will be 19 in March. Ezekiel Fryers has been involved. Larnell Cole, Jesse Lingard and Ravel Morrison have all been involved.

"When you think 'okay, possibly the standard has risen since the days when Ryan [Giggs] made his debut at 17, even our Darren [Ferguson] was young and Lee Sharpe made his debut at 17'. Quite a few players did at that time.

"But they have good ability and a good standard of play themselves so I wouldn't be adverse to trying one or two, particularly in home matches, and involving them as substitutes to give them parts of a game, which we tend to do with a lot of them. So that's certainly in my thoughts."

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