With all the excitement of the summer transfer window, it's easy to forget that Manchester United do in fact possess a bevy of young talent who have the potential to achieve greatness in the game.
While a lot of these players are still very much in the fledgling stages of their careers, we have seen before how young footballers—however inexperienced they may be—can break into the United first XI if they show enough potential.
The players in this list will not all necessarily enter into this bracket—rather it is analysing those who at this current point in time are showing the most promise as to a potential entry into the starting lineup.
Before we start, some fans may be shocked to see that 18-year-old Belgian Adnan Januzaj doesn't make the final cut despite what has so far been a promising preseason.
The reason for this is that the midfielder has not been listed in United's 34-man squad for the coming year.
All players on this list are, in fact, from the squad, as they will be the only ones eligible to make first-team appearances this campaign.
For the same reason, United's first goalscorer under David Moyes, Jesse Lingard, also fails to make the cut, as he has also been left out of the first-team picture for the year ahead.
I can assure you that if they had been selected for the squad, their names would definitely have been chosen for these selections.
In this article we'll look at five youngsters set to break through this year. Let's get started.