Liverpool and Manchester United Under-21s can become the newest class One Academy sides to form a look within the EFL Trophy throughout the 2019/20 campaign.
Both sides can be part of current holders Portsmouth, when their triumph against Sunderland at city district construction in March, likewise as Under-21 groups from Premier League rivals Manchester town, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal in next year’s competition, with the Premier League high six from the 2018/19 campaign set to be totally portrayed within the competition for the primary time.
The format, that sees sixteen invited groups joined by the forty-eight Clubs united One and League 2, continues to produce EFL Clubs with a platform for a few of the country’s finest young talent to expertise first-team soccer, aboard a chance to make extra revenue.
Invited groups ar elect supported the club’s final league position at the top of the 2018/19 season, with the primary sixteen with class One Academy standing invited to require half.
The spherical One cluster Stage draw can ensue in July, with the primary spherical of fixtures regular to require place week commencing Monday a pair of Sep.
The full list of invited Under-21 sides is as follows:
|Aston Villa||Manchester United|
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Newcastle United|
|Leicester City||West Ham United|
EFL government Chair, Debbie Jevans, said: “The EFL Trophy continues to grow and that wear delighted to welcome port and Manchester United U21s to the competition.
“The recent feedback received from Clubs and coaches has been terribly positive with the present format continued to supply bigger revenue for our Clubs and competitive squad soccer for young talent.”