Manchester United’s u21s are in action for their final league game of the season against Leicester u21s, with one name catching attention.
The under 21s have been playing their final game of the season with an opportunity to climb as high as eighth, against a team 14 points below them.
United’s young side featured a new face in the line-up, with a trialist named on the wing for the Red Devils at Carrington.
Starting XI: Vitek; Jurado, Kambwala, Wellens, Hardley; Mengi, Oyedele; Emeran, Iqbal, N’Mai; Hugill.
Kelly N’Mai starts for Manchester United
The name of the trialist was named in the line-up graphics via FotMob to be 19-year-old Dutch winger Kelly N’Mai.
The winger currently plays for Salford City currently and has featured on loan at two clubs through this season.
With spells at Warrington Rylands in the Northern Premier League and later joining Chester in the National League.
N’Mai lined up with the number 11 shirt on the left wing, with Zidane Iqbal, Maxi Oyedele and Bjorn Hardley all occupying the positions around him.
Manchester United draw 2-2 with Leicester
Willy Kambwala received a yellow card in the 28th minute. The booking would become significant later in the game.
Manchester took the lead in the 37th minute thanks to a wonderful finish from Noam Emeran. Kambwala got the assist, passing to the number seven who cut inside and placed the ball into the corner.
Just three minutes into the second half, Kambwala received his second yellow, despite limited contact. Leaving United in a lurch, the trialists day ended early as he was substituted for Sam Murray in the 51st minute.
Just a few minutes later Leicester equalised through Wanya Marcel-Madivadua. The Foxes then added a second 10 minutes later through a Lewis Brunt free-kick to make it 2-1.
Radek Vitek denied Brunt from the spot with a great stop to avoid conceding a third.
Late on in the 84th minute Emeran doubled his tally to equal the scores up, netting an impressive free-kick, which is how it ended. A 2-2 draw saw out a mediocre season for the u21s in terms of results, who will be hoping for improvements next season.