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Man Utd academy chief Butt: We're developing players to win Premier League title

Manchester United academy chief Nicky Butt says they're developing players to win the Premier League title.

Butt knows the heights United should be scaling having been a key part of many of Sir Alex Ferguson's successes.

He told Sky Sports: "I think you can judge me and the people who develop for the first team in hopefully two or three years when we're challenging for titles.

"If you're challenging for titles and getting players in the first team, that's when you know you're doing an unbelievable job.

"We've got some great kids coming into the first team now that are doing very well.

"But I think the peak of the mountain in my job is when Man United are where they should be - and will be again - and we're still getting players into the first team. That's when you can say we're doing a really, really good job.

"We're doing a good job now. Forget the young ones, the U12s, U13s, U14s, they're always doing great.

"But me, Neil Ryan (Under-18 coach) and Neil Wood (Under-23 coach) and the support staff around that, when we're getting players into the first team and we're winning titles and getting to the later stages of the Champions League, then we're doing an unbelievable job."

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