- Max Taylor is expected to make his debut for Manchester United in their match against Astana
- The 19-year-old has been out for a year before winning battle against cancer
- Manchester United will qualify for the knock out stages if they beat Astana
Manchester United youngster Max Taylor has reportedly won battle against cancer and he is now set to make his debut for the Old Trafford club in the Europe League against FC Astana.
Max Taylor battled against the life-threatening disease for a year receiving treatment before winning the battle.
According to the report on Goal, the 19-year-old was at the Christie hospital in Manchester where he gave United shirt to a 11-year-old boy who is battling against cancer.
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"My first thought was: 'Will I play football again?' But then you get to the point when you're by yourself, you can't sleep and all you're thinking is.
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'This could end my life. I got out of the clinic and thought: 'Oh my God,'' Max Taylor told BBC.
Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently topping Group L in the Europa League and a win for them against Astana will send the Red Devils to the knock out stages.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Jesse Lingard will captain Manchester United side that will face Astana in a Europa League clash.
The England international is one of four Red Devils' senior players that would feature among academy players.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named Lingard, Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe and third-choice keeper Lee Grant among the youth side that will play against the Kazakhstan side.
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