Manchester United are known all over the world for their hugely successful academy system and it seems that the Old Trafford outfit want to continue that trend. Getting the best young talents in the world is not an easy task, but the revamp in the United academy in the last 18 months is likely to generate results, with the club seeking to narrow the gap on bitter rivals, Manchester City and Chelsea, who are widely adjudged to have the best two Academy structures in the country.
Spanish wonder kid, Roberto Gonzalez had been tracked by both Manchester clubs prior to this time, bit it would seem that Nicky Butt, the Manchester United Academy chief has nailed his transfer.
The 16-year-old Real Betis player is widely expected to join this summer, meaning The Red Devils have beaten a number of clubs to his signature.
According to The Sun, Gonzalez is willing to leave his homeland for a new adventure with United as he has been wowed with the club’s stature in Europe. The striker has also played for the Spanish U-16s in recent weeks.
While looking to present domination, the club are also looking at the next class of ’92. The likes of Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Butt, and the Neville brothers all broke through at the club and are all ceritifed club legends. The Sun also reports that The 3-time Champions league winners will have to pay compensation to Betis, once the deal is wrapped up.