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UTD Podcast: Whiteside recalls Sir Alex's first day

As a teenager, Norman impressed United scouts in Northern Ireland and was invited for an unforgettable week-long trial with the Reds.

Speaking in the latest episode of UTD Podcast, which is available on Deezer and other podcast providers, our former attacker reflected on that trip over four decades ago.

“It was fantastic for me,”

he told co-hosts Helen Evans, Sam Homewood and David May.

“I was 13 and I always remember my first flight – we arrived in Manchester and I went straight to Old Trafford and the first two people I met were Sir Matt Busby and Jimmy Murphy, stood in the reception with Kath [the club receptionist].