An unfamiliar face may be on the bench versus Wolves tonight. Elyh Harrison looks like the only candidate to feature amid a bit of a goalkeeper crisis at Old Trafford.
Erik ten Hag looks set to put Harrison on the bench for Manchester United tonight against Wolves. Tom Heaton and Dean Henderson are both injured, whilst a report from The Sun said Radek Vitek is also in the medical room.
This means that it was a choice between Tom Wooster and Harrison… someone has to be on the bench, right? it appears ten Hag has chosen the latter, with Wooster facing Crystal Palace with the U21s today instead.
So just who is Elyh Harrison? Find out everything you need to know about him right here.
Who is Elyh Harrison?
Harrison is a professional footballer who plays for Manchester United.
The young keeper joined the club in the summer of 2022 and has been making waves in the academy sides. He was acquired from Stevenage, but also spent time with West Ham United in his younger years.
He is deemed a top prospect and it’ll be interesting to see if the manager features him in the first-team squad against Wolves or anytime soon.
Where and when was Elyh Harrison born?
The talented youngster was born on February 19, 2006. He was born in England but also has South African citizenship.
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What position does Elyh Harrison play?
Harrison has developed his fledgling career as a goalkeeper and has only played in that position for Manchester United.
The youngster first piqued the Red Devils’ attention during his time at Stevenage – where they made the move to swiftly bring him to Old Trafford.
How good is Elyh Harrison?
Harrison is highly rated by Manchester United Football Club.
The shot-stopper has most recently been away with the academy side in Croatia, where they took part in the Mladen Ramljak Memorial Tournament.
Harrison won the goalkeeper of the tournament and made some sensational saves along the way.
You can check out what he’s all about below.
Elyh Harrison’s stats at Manchester United
Harrison’s stats as a Manchester United player currently read without a first-team game ahead of his potential first inclusion in a competitive senior matchday squad against Wolves.
Under-18, Manchester United: 20 appearances, 0 goals, 0 assists
Under-21, Manchester United: 0 appearances, 0 goals, 0 assists
First-team, Manchester United: 0 appearances, 0 goals, 0 assists