The 18-year-old goalkeeper was set to start facing Ralph Rangnick’s side ahead of Alvaro Fernandez. But the match was cancel early on Monday night. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Red Devils’ Carrington training ground.
If the original program goes as plan not only will it be his dream debut against one of the world’s biggest clubs. But will also mark Matthew Cox as the youngest goalkeeper to play in the Premier League.
For Matthew Cox it has been of interest from several top teams in the past summer. Before moving from AFC Wimbledon to Brentford
The youngster has impress manager Thomas Frank and the coaching staff with his progressive development and Frank decided to have him feature in the United game ahead of Fernandez. At number one, David Raya was still injured.
Brentford starlet Matthew Cox denied chance of history. As Bees goalkeeper was set to be the second youngest stopper in Premier League history before Covid outbreak saw Man United clash postponed
Brentford star Matthew Cox has been denied Premier League history this week
The 18-year-old was due to play for the Bees against Manchester United
He would have become the league’s second youngest ever shot-stopper
However, a Covid outbreak has seen the game on Tuesday night postponed