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The future for Manchester United is quite murky but, after defeating Manchester City 2-1 in the FA Cup final to secure a place in the Europa League on Saturday, it's clear that United's future will be built on the shoulders of two 19-year-old prospects. Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo scored both of United's goals in the first half of the FA Cup final stunning their rivals to secure the 13th FA Cup title in club history. The duo also are the first teenagers to score in the FA Cup final since 2004 following in the familiar footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo

With reports coming out that manager Erik ten Hag may be on the way out on the eve of the final, United could've been forgiven for their heads potentially being elsewhere especially as many members of the starting XI such as Sofyan Amrabat and Raphael Varane maybe playing their final games for the club. But instead, it was City who seemed off their game with goalkeeper Stefan Ortega being caught out as United sped ahead in the match through Garnacho.

Despite winning the Premier League for the forth consecutive season this season, City only secured the Club World Cup alongside that, falling in domestic cups and Champions League this season. Despite their stellar record, it's a disappointing season for Pep Guardiola and even moreso to see it come to an end at the hands of their rivals.

Manchester United winning the match will send Chelsea to the Europa Conference League while also forcing Newcastle United to miss out on European soccer all together. If this is ten Hag's final game in charge of the Red Devils, he has helped set them up as well as possible for the next season. 

Mainoo became the youngest English player to score a goal in an FA Cup final since John Sissons in 1964 as he could be on his way to the Euros as he has made England's provisional squad for the tournament. Breaking out after coming through United's academy, Mainoo has scored five goals and assisted one more in his appearances for United this season, and the Red Devils will hope that this is just the beginning. When they were looking for a midfielder who could come from deep positions to control the attack, Christian Eriksen and Mason Mount were both names added to the squad, but it has been the young Englishman who has outperformed both. 

Alongside him, Garnacho is turning into a star before our eyes. Whenever players on United seemed like they wen't at their best, Garnacho was someone who wasn't afraid to try things ensuring that the attack always had a spark if creative players could get him the ball. Taking three shots and putting all three on target against Manchester City, Garnacho made the most of his limited opportunities to secure European soccer.

Garnacho has now scored 10 goals and assisted five this season and could enter next season as one of the first names on the United teamsheet for whoever the next manager is. He's growing with every game that he plays and the duo will provide a base to build around while there are tough decisions to make at other positions. 

If United can figure out a way to put 11 Mainoo's and Garnacho's on the pitch next season, this may be a Champions League squad but since that isn't possible, they need to continue to support and get the best out of their young stars.