UNDER-21S

20/05/2013 09:12, Report by Adam Marshall
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U-21s: United player by player

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Manchester United's reserve-team manager Warren Joyce has a healthy squad to select from for tonight's Barclays Under-21 Premier League final against Tottenham at Old Trafford tonight (kick-off 19:00 BST).

Here's our brief guide to the young Reds who could be involved...

Goalkeepers

Ben Amos:
23-year-old who has gained plenty of experience out on loan and started the campaign with a Hull City side that eventually gained promotion to the top flight. Solid and rarely makes a mistake. 

Sam Johnstone: Up-and-coming keeper who has been in England squads at Under-21, Under-20, Under-19, Under-17 and Under-16 level. Finished the season on loan at Walsall, where he enhanced his growing reputation. 

Jonny Sutherland: One of a number of promising Academy-level keepers at the club, he will move up from the Under-18s next term. Has made four appearances for Joyce’s sides this season and could be on the bench although Pierluigi Gollini is another option.

Defenders

Tyler Blackett: Powerful defender who has been used in a wide midfield role of late. After going on tour with the first team last summer, he has clocked up 18 appearances for Warren Joyce’s teams this term and has the potential to really kick on next season. 

Michele Fornasier: Injury ruled him out of the league semi-final but he has been a regular in defence and has become an accomplished centre-back. The Italian scored a last-minute winner away to Liverpool but most of his work comes at the other

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