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An intelligent operator who can perform in midfield and attack, Scott McTominay was officially promoted to the senior squad at the start of the 2017/18 campaign.

After being a mainstay in the Reserves during 2016/17, he received a call-up to the first team towards the end of the campaign and made his debut away at Arsenal in May 2017. Lancaster-born McTominay had just turned five when he first caught United’s eye at the development centre in Preston, which he attended alongside fellow Reserves star Joe Riley. He progressed through the ranks with the Reds and, following a growth spurt during his Academy days and endless hours in the gym, McTominay’s game has altered dramatically as he’s got older. A player with great ability on the ball, he can also handle the physical demands in the middle of the park, snapping into tackles when needed, and he is useful in the air. Since sharing no.10 duties with a certain Marcus Rashford in United’s Under-16s, he has moved deeper into central midfield, viewed as his most natural position, where his strength has come in very useful. McTominay enjoyed his first senior pre-season tour in the summer of 2017 and netted his first goal during the 3-0 friendly win over Valerenga. The midfielder was subsequently handed the no.39 shirt at the start of the 2017/18 season and, having made a real impression on his first Champions League start against Benfica at Old Trafford, has continued to make the most of further chances that have come his way with outstanding contributions in victories against Liverpool and Chelsea. The midfielder received Jose Mourinho’s Player of the Season award at the end of a breakout season for the youngster, who will be hoping to go from strength to strength in the next campaign.

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You've got to keep working hard. The moment you stop is when things can go bad for you.


Nemanja Matic in action for Serbia.
Tuesday night's internationals - Europe
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Serbia (Matic) v Lithuania, Scotland (McTominay) v Israel, Sweden (Lindelof) v Russia

Jesse Lingard claps the fans at the end of United's match at Brighton

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Jesse Lingard is mentioned as Jose Mourinho gives an update on his squad for Sunday's Premier League clash with Everton.

Jesse Lingard

There are doubts surrounding the fitness of Alexis, Jesse Lingard, Marouane Fellaini, Phil Jones, Diogo Dalot and Scott McTominay, who all missed Tuesday's game against Juventus.

Alexis Sanchez.
What's the team news?

The boss confirmed that Alexis Sanchez is injured but captain Antonio Valencia could return after having surgery on his mouth.

Luke Shaw in action for United.
What's the team news?

Diogo Dalot, Marouane Fellaini, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay and Luke Shaw all picked up injuries during the international break. Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard and Marcos Rojo have also missed recent matches.

Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini

Internationals: 11 Reds in action Article

Here's our guide to the United players on national-team duty this week.

Scott McTominay and Luke Shaw

McTominay starts as Jose makes changes Article

Scott McTominay makes his first Premier League start of the season, as the Reds visit the London Stadium.

Scott McTominay training with Scotland
International Reds - Friday

Scott McTominay will hope to get some game-time with Scotland, against Lukaku's Belgium, after coming on for the Reds only once so far this term.

Scott McTominay during a training session for United.

Scott: I'll never take this for granted Article

McTominay is living his dream, but won't allow himself to feel established in the first team.

Scott McTominay and his United team-mates during pre-season
Scott McTominay says

"This season is an opportunity for us to really make a statement that we are one of the best teams, if not the best team, in the league."

Scott McTominay
Scott McTominay says

"I could be 35 years old and still wouldn't be established. You still have that hunger and want to impress in every training session."

Marcus Rashford in action for United against Leicester City.

How United are leading the way Article

Jose Mourinho fielded more Academy graduates than any other Premier League rival on the opening weekend.

Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay
Scott McTominay says

"This summer's tour is a great chance for other young players to come and show the manager what they can do."

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