A childhood photo of Juan Mata.

11 adorable pics of the Reds! Can you ID them all?

We know you are knowledgeable, but can you identify the Manchester United players from their childhood photos?

That is our direct challenge to you, after collecting 11 adorable images from the Reds’ various social-media accounts.

They might regret it now, but the lads have posted some amazing pictures down the years and we think they are guaranteed to make you smile.

Naturally, for our fans, some of them are really easy to recognise, including the cherubic face above, or the surly goalscorer below...

Surely everybody recognises that expression?

But there are other childhood photos in our batch which are much more difficult to recognise.

One of the most challenging is the blond-haired boy pictured on the front of our gallery below.

As you will find when browsing through the photos, the sixth throwback image is arguably the toughest of them all!

You're backing yourself to guess correctly, though, right?

Take a look below and enjoy...

*All images taken from the players' Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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