BRANDON WILLIAMS might be just 19 but he showed he’s ready for the man’s game on his first ever Premier League start.
The Manchester United kid gave Neal Maupay a shove into the advertising hoardings, sparking a reaction from the Brighton forward.
With the pair contesting a ball as it rolled out of play in the first half, Williams gave his opponent a little nudge in the back that sent the Seagull ace flying off the pitch.
Maupay was furious and confronted Williams – but the kid showed a wise head on his shoulders as he resisted rising to the bait.
It’s not the first time Williams has pushed an opponent off the pitch, with the fledgling doing the same to Callum Hudson-Odoi during the Red Devil’s recent meeting with Chelsea.
The local lad was in the thick of it again in the second half when a high foot led to VAR checking for a straight red card.
However he was let off with a booking.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gave Williams his first start in the top flight after a string of impressive performances in other competitions from the academy product.
With Luke Shaw injured and Ashley Young suspended it was an easy decision for the Manchester United boss to make.
Explaining his decision before kick-off, Solskjaer said: “I’ve liked what I’ve seen from him since he’s come into the group.
Source: Read Full Article