Manchester United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has joined Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers, while fellow academy product Tyler Blackett is closing in on a switch to Reading.
Manchester United's largely forgettable season has been brightened by the emergence of promising academy talent, as highlighted by the Red Devils' managing director in a recent interview.
Although the duo of Ashley Young and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson have returned to training, they are unlikely to be fit enough to start against Liverpool. The same goes for Bastian Schweinsteiger, even though the German made his comeback against West Ham in the FA Cup.
Manchester United's run of good form has been largely inspired by their young academy products, who have stepped up to the plate in the absence of their regular first team stars. However, manager Louis van Gaal feels that it is far too early to start comparing them with the legendary academy products of the club.
It will be a clash between two of the giants of the Premier League in the new age, who have been forced to eat humble pie this season.