United are renowned for allowing youngsters to go off on loan to further their football education.
They`re often spread far and wide before returning to the fold before holding down a career at Old Trafford or being sold off, depending on their progression and ability.
Having signed Phil Jones from Blackburn Rovers, the recently relegated side are, according to the tabloid rumours, set to approach Sir Alex Ferguson with a view to securing, on a season long loan our young teenage pair of Will Keane and Michael Keane
Steve Keane, currently the Blackburn manager, is looking for some young talent to try and get the Ewood Park outfit back into the top-flight, at the first attempt, despite facing the prospect of losing some of his more established stars like Yakubu, Robinson, N`Zonzi and Hoilett.
Whether the request is successful remains to be seen!