Ashley Fletcher in action for Barnsley (Picture: ibtimes.co.uk)

Youth player Ashley Fletcher hopes Barnsley form will catch Jose’s attention

Manchester United Under-21 striker, Ashley Fletcher, is hoping that his recent visit to Wembley Stadium as a player will catch the eye of new United boss, Jose Mourinho.

Fletcher is currently on loan at Barnsley and recently scored in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy helping his team to a final victory. He then returned to Wembley to watch United V Palace in the FA Cup final.

Fletcher will be making another appearance at Wembley this afternoon, as a player, in the League One play-ff final, hoping he can help Barnsley to promotion. Maybe that will catch Mourinho’s attention.

“My aim will be to go back to Manchester United and see what happens there. I’ve got to play my game. If they like me and give me an opportunity, then I hope I can take it. That’s my aim, to go back there and show them what I’m about.”

Ashley Fletcher was the lead striker in United’s Under-21 team at the beginning of the season and has since been overtaken by Marcus Rashford. With Mourinho unlikely to load the squad full of youngsters next season, Fletcher had this to say:

“Going on loan again is another option. But my full focus will be to go back there and try to get into that first team.”

Paul Gardiner

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