Veteran Young pep talk on Man Utd Youngsters expected to step up against PSG as stars are sidelined

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Manchester United’s latest group of teenage hopefuls will deal with the pressure if handed the call against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, says Ashley Young.

United head to Paris bidding to overcome a 2-0 decifit in their Champions League last-16 tie with an injury-ravaged squad.

Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic and Alexis Sanchez are all absent, with Paul Pogba suspended after his first-leg red card which means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has drafted in youngsters Tahith Chong, Mason Greenwood, Angel Gomes, Brandon Williams and James Garner into the squad which has travelled to France.

Veteran Young, 33, says he has been helping guide the academy graduates in recent weeks – and he is confident they can handle the spotlight.

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“They’ve got a great attitude, every single one of them,” he told United Review.

“They all want to train well, learn, talk and find things out and as a senior player when they come and ask you’re there to help and guide them.

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“They’re great talents, that’s obviously why they’re with us and I’m sure if they get an opportunity on the pitch to show what they can do they’ll handle the pressure of pulling on the shirt.

“It’s just been to keep their feet on the ground and keep learning and keep training hard.

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