UK United fans spot what forgotten player did during Newcastle clash last minute news


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- Manchester United supporters noticed something amusing towards the end of the 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Sunday evening

UK United fans spot what forgotten player did during Newcastle clash last minute news


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- Manchester United supporters noticed something amusing towards the end of the 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Sunday evening

UK United fans spot what forgotten player did during Newcastle clash last minute news
22 February 2021 - 09:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Manchester United fans took to social media after noticing what third choice goalkeeper Lee Grant did in the second half of their 3-1 victory against Newcastle. Goals from Marcus Rashford, Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes sealed three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, who leapfrogged Leicester to return to second in the table. Along with United 's goals, it was a moment on the touchline towards the end of the game which captured the imagination of supporters watching at home. With a minute remaining in normal time, teenager Shola Shoretire came on to make his senior debut replacing Rashford. Juan Mata was also brought on for James, as United looked to see the game out. Read More Related Articles Paul Scholes explains why Manchester United shouldn't fear upcoming Chelsea fixture Read More Related Articles Manchester United confirm plans for Amad vs Real Sociedad But instead of a fourth official holding up the substitutes board to display the shirt numbers, it was none other than veteran goalkeeper Grant due to Covid regulations. Fans responded on Twitter to show their amusement, with one posting: "The way he held that board and showed those numbers correctly was first class." Grant is firmly behind David de Gea and Dean Henderson in the pecking order at Old Trafford, with his last senior appearance for United coming in November 2019 in a Europa League tie against Astana. With his contract at the club due to expire at the end of the current season, reports have claimed that the 38-year-old could be handed an extension with a player-coach role mooted. He was listed as a coach last night. Speaking in 2020 when he penned his initial deal until the end of the 2020/21 campaign, Grant told the official club website: “I love being here and clearly somebody likes me being here also, so it's good to have it sorted. Read More Related Articles Paul Scholes names eight key Manchester United players and identifies transfer priority Read More Related Articles Two Manchester United transfers allowed Shola Shoretire to make his debut "I'm just looking forward to being part of next year and part of watching the football club grow and move forward, which for me, has been happening clearly over the last 18 months anyway. "But seeing those seeds that have been planted and getting the chance to hopefully see the fruits of that next year will be nice.

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. Free Manchester United newsletter Manchester United made heavy weather of their 3-1 win over Newcastle in the Premier League, eventually getting the job done at Old Trafford. Marcus Rashford, Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes were on the scoresheet as United got back to winning ways in the league. They face Real Sociedad on Thursday, after hammering the Spanish side 4-0 in their Europa League first leg. MEN Sport will bring you all the build-up to and reaction from every United match. You can have it all delivered straight to your inbox by signing up to our daily newsletter. Just put your email address in the sign-up box at the top of this article, or simply follow this link. It's free and only takes a few seconds. "It happens in every footballer's life, it's part of it, coming to the end of contracts and time at a football club and not not knowing where you find yourself. "So, sometimes, the instability can be unsettling. Fortunately for me, it's another year sorted and it gives me the opportunity to plan ahead and get cracking. “Of course, I'm not after any sympathy, I don't think anyone else does, but it does throw up challenges when you've got family and living situations to sort out, so I'm delighted to be able to really focus on my work.”

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