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Man Utd academy chief Nicky Butt: We'll always recruit locally

Manchester United academy chief Nicky Butt admits there's been huge changes at youth and junior level at Carrington.

Butt revealed they have had to hire an extra coach for the Under 12s because an unprecedented 22 players have been taken on.

"It is a bit like the Treble season. It can be done again but everything has to be right, the timing, the players, the manager," he told the Manchester Evening News.

"It is our job and the club's job to make to happen and do it again. I was always confident the club could it again. I wouldn't have taken the job otherwise.

"No chance are we going away from trying to recruit locally as well. You just never know because each season brings up different possibilities."

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