Manchester United teen star Shola Shoretire was sorry he made his Premier League debut at an empty Old Trafford.
Shoretire, 17, came off the bench in Sunday’s 3-1 home win over struggling Newcastle United.
“With the fans, it makes it 10 times better but still to come on at Old Trafford, looking around me at the size of the stadium and looking where I would sit as a fan and finally playing on the pitch, it was a great moment, he said.
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“My family and friends would have hopefully been watching on TV and they would have been proud. I checked my phone afterwards and it was crazy with my family, school friends and cousins messaging.
“When I travelled to Turin for Real Sociedad, I was thinking I might get on because we were winning so I could have been disappointed but I just came back and worked hard in training again and I hoped for the best this time, and I am happy and grateful for the opportunity.”