EFL Trophy welcomes Liverpool and Man Utd U21’s

EFL Trophy welcomes Liverpool and Man Utd U21’s

Liverpool and Manchester United will enter Under-21 sides in the EFL Trophy in the 2019-20 season.

The pair are among 16 teams invited from category one academies, who will join the 48 League One and League Two clubs in the competition.

The first round of fixtures is scheduled to be played in the week commencing Monday, 2 September.

Liverpool and United join Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal in the competition, with the Premier League’s top six from the previous campaign represented for the first time.

Nicky Butt, head of Manchester United‘s academy, said the EFL Trophy “will act as the ideal platform for the development of our homegrown talent”.

EFL Trophy invited Under-21 sides 2019-20

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