Manchester United youngster Isak Hansen-Aaroen scores for Norway U18s

Manchester United youngster Isak Hansen-Aaroen scored a consolation goal for Norway’s Under-18s side in a 3-1 defeat to Iceland yesterday.

The 18-year-old midfielder, who came off the bench just shy of the hour mark, netted a neat finish off the post in the closing stages of the match.

Donning the number ten jersey, Hansen-Aaroen calmly slotted the ball through the defender’s legs and into the far bottom corner to showcase the technical qualities he possesses.

The defeat against Iceland was Norway’s first match in a three-man tournament which is being held in Sweden.

After impressing off the bench and making a telling contribution, Hansen-Aaroen will be hoping to start Tuesday’s clash against Sweden.

Manchester United youngster Isak Hansen-Aaroen scores consolation goal for Norway

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Having represented Norway at Under-19 level, it was the teenager’s first goal for the Under-18s and the strike will no doubt give the youngster confidence.

Having trained with Manchester United’s first team on several occasions at Carrington, the youngster came off the bench to feature in United’s final pre-season friendly against La Liga side Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford a last month.

A vital cog to our FA Youth Cup success last season, the former Tromso youngster will be hoping to catch Erik ten Hag’s eye with every available opportunity.

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United’s number 68 played the full 90 minutes of Friday’s 1-1 Premier League 2 draw against West Ham United which Ten Hag attended.

The Scandinavian midfield maestro has two goals from six Premier League 2 appearances so far this season, and he came off the bench in the 2-1 win EFL Trophy win against Carlisle United.

A first team debut for the Red Devils might be beyond the Norwegian this season, but he’ll continue to pick up a wealth of experience training with the club’s senior stars and be hoping to stay in Ten Hag’s thoughts.

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