Robbie Savage's reaction as son Charlie comes on to make Manchester United debut

Charlie Savage has already gone one further than dad Robbie Savage. The 18-year-old has made his Manchester United debut.

Savage was brought off the Manchester United bench against Young Boys in the Champions League at Old Trafford, with the scores tied at 1-1.

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The 18-year-old came on as part of a double substitution along with Zidane Iqbal in the 89th minute.

Savage senior, Robbie Savage was on commentary for BT Sport to see his son make his debut.

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Robbie Savage introduced Charlie, as a replacement for veteran Juan Mata.

Speaking live on BT Sport, Savage said: “Wow. I never believed I’d say those words. What a proud day. So proud of him its an amazing moment for him, coming on for a World Cup winner.”

Savage went right into the action, making a clearance to prevent a Young Boys attack.

He helped United see out a hard fought 1-1 draw, with Mason Greenwood scoring an early goal.

United made 11 changes to the starting line-up which played against Crystal Palace.

Anthony Elanga and Amad were among the starters, with Teden Mengi and Shola Shoretire among the substitutes in the second half before Iqbal and Savage came on.

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Iqbal became the first South Asian player to feature for Manchester United when he came on, another milestone for the club.

United also brought on goalkeeper Tom Heaton to make his debut for the club in the second half, 20 years since he came through the club’s academy.

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