Manchester United's leaders inside their WhatsApp group have been identified by Teden Mengi.
The Red Devils squad are a close-knit bunch under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as they look to mount a Premier League title challenge.
And they are through to the next round of the FA Cup after beating West Ham courtesy of a goal from Scott McTominay in extra-time.
Mengi signed for Derby County on loan until the end of the season in January, who are managed by United legend Wayne Rooney.
The 18-year-old has high hopes of breaking into the first-team under Solskjaer, making his debut last season against LASK in the Europa League.
And while he may not be a regular, he is still close to the first-team in their WhatsApp group.
It contains the likes of Bruno Fernandes, Harry Maguire and Paul Pogba – who Mengi had some interesting comments on.
Speaking to YouTube channel UMM, when asked who the most vocal members of the squad are, the teenager said: “There are a lot of leaders. Harry [Maguire] is one. Bruno [Fernandes], Paul [Pogba].
“They’re not chatting off. Because in that squad WhatsApp it’s like all to do with football, so they’re the vocal ones about that side.”
Mengi has joined a Derby side that are battling to stay in the Championship.
The Rams sit 22nd in the table, below Sheffield Wednesday on goal difference – but they also have a game in hand.
But the United loanee has yet to make an appearance for Rooney's side, though he was over the moon to appear for his boyhood club last year.
“The way I saw it was that was the team that I’ve grown up watching for years,” he said.
“And then I’m going on the pitch, making my debut for the team that I’ve been supporting for years. It’s mad.”
Mengi was also on the bench for United against Luton Town and Brighton in the Carabao Cup.
Meanwhile, the Red Devils face West Brom next in the Premier League this Sunday before taking on Real Sociedad in the Europa League.
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