Manchester United are enduring a horrible shift away from tradition this season, with their stagnant Premier League performance seemingly replicated in their youth squads.
Formed in 1932, the team has never been on a run this bad before, and they now sit bottom of the table without a league win since September. They were also dumped out of the FA Youth Cup a few weeks ago at the hands of Chelsea.
United have a rich history of nurturing young talent, with Sir Alex Ferguson's multiple title-winning teams revolving around the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville.
They've also gone 3,778 straight games with a youth player in the first team's matchday squad, a crazy run dating back to 1937.
It's fair to say the youngsters' current run of form will have alarm bells ringing at Old Trafford.
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