Hannibal Mejbri, the Manchester United academy player put up an incredible performance in thrashing 6-0 victory against League 2 side, Salford City.
Who is Hannibal Mejbri?
Hannibal Mejbri, the Manchester United academy player joined the club in 2019. An amount of €5 million was paid for the youngster and was signed from AS Monaco.
The quick feet and the playmaking skills that he possesses,make him one of the finest prospects in the United academy.
An eye popping performance by Hannibal Mejbri
On Wednesday, Manchester United Under-21s locked horns with Salford City. Then young Red Devils emerged victorious over Salford City after whacking them 6-0 at Moor Lane.
Hannibal Mejbri, the teenage prospect scored the opening goal for Manchester United in the eighth minutes.
He scored a brilliant goal from 16 yards distance, after he curled the ball into the top corner to find the back of the net, with goalkeeper Nick Hayes getting no chance to deny the goal. The goal was praised by Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, who was on the commentary.
Here is the video clip of the stunning goal:
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The 17-year-old also had a assist to his name, when he executed a sumptuous pass meant for Anthony Elanga, who scored the goal with a calm head.
See the video clip below:
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Fans went crazy after the display of performance by the teenage prodigy.
One fan tweeted, “Mark my words, in two years Hannibal Mejbri will be one of the best players in our team. Generational talent.”
Another said, “People only hearing about Hannibal Mejbri. He’s been doing it! Future star.”
A fan claimed the Frenchman to be a magician and tweeted, “1 goal & 2 assists vs. Salford at 17 years old. Hannibal Mejbri is a magician.”
Neil Wood, Manchester United U-23 coach appreciated the teenager saying, “I think what you need to remember is Hannibal is still a young lad, he is only 17.”
“He’s not long been here really, he is probably coming up to almost a first completed season if that.”
He added, “So I think he is a young player with potential, he is one of the young players we have got with potential, but there is still a lot of development and learning which needs to be put into him.”
It would not be a big surprise if Hannibal Mejbri makes his way into the senior team and play alongside the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.
Expectations are high from the United fans towards the young lad, who would certainly be a future star.
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