BREAKING: Manchester United star Kobbie Mainoo gets debut England call-up

18-year old Manchester United midfielder, Kobbie Manu has been drafted into Gareth Southgate’s squad for the upcoming friendly double header with Brazil and Belgium after initially being named in the U21 squad.

The midfielder has previously represented England at U17, U18 and U19 level but a superb breakout season at Old Trafford has caught the eye of the Three Lions boss.

Mainoo will report to St George’s Park to join the rest of the squad who arrived at the training base on Tuesday.

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The teenage star is a graduate of Manchester United’s academy and was the recipient of the club’s Young Player of the Year award in 2023.

A host of impressive displays saw United boss Erik ten Hag hand the midfielder his full debut for the EFL win over Charlton in 2023.

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His Premier League bow came in a 3-0 win over Leicester

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