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Angel Gomes set multiple records when he came off the bench for Man United

The 16-year-old is now Man United's youngest player and the first Premier League player who was born in the 21st century

For a man who never gives youth a chance Jose Mourinho was in a generous mood on the last day of the season.

The Portugeezer handed Premier League debuts to six players during the season, including three full debuts in Man United’s 2-0 win against Crystal Palace.

‘I’ll have one doner with extra garlic sauce please, Sam’

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‘I’ll have one doner with extra garlic sauce please, Sam’

One of the chosen six was Angel Gomes who came off the bench for Wayne Rooney in the 88th minute.

In doing so Gomes became United’s youngest Premier League player and means the 16-year-old is the first Premier League player to feature having been born in the 21st century.

Yep, it’s officially time to give up the feint dreams of making it as a professional footballer.

Classic no.47

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Classic no.47

Gomes was born in London and is eligible to play for either England or Portugal, as his cousin Nani does.

So far he’s chosen to represent England, playing four times for the Under-16s and seven times for the Under-17s.

His dad won the Under-20 World Cup with Portugal in 1991, alongside Luis Figo, Rui Costa and Abel Xavier.

Strike a pose lads

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Strike a pose lads

Gomes is the youngest player to turn out for United since the great Duncan Edwards in 1953.

The midfielder took the number 47, previously worn by Frazier Campbell, Danny Welbeck and Matty James, so he’s got plenty to live up to.

But, judging by the fact he’s already playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world before his seventeenth birthday, we think he’ll be alright.

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