Graeme Tomlinson signed for United from Bradford for £100,000 after playing 17 first team games where he played with David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes.
A promising front man who held the ball up well and showed good awareness in the penalty box.
Signed for United after Sir Alex saw him play in the FA Youth Cup.
Tomlinson was singled out as a future United forward before being sent out on loan to Luton to gain experience.
A badly broken leg in his first game for Luton kept him out for over a year.
Back fit and struggling to break into the first team, Tomlinson was released from Man Utd after playing 2 league cup games in 4 years.
After United Tomlinson joined Macclesfield Town and Exeter City before playing non-league football for Stevenage Borough, Kingstonian, Bedford Town, St Albans City, Stotfold and Dunstable Town.
Retiring aged 30 Tomlinson admits he made a decent enough living out of football so don’t have to work full-time after he invested money in various business ventures.
Spends his spare time playing in charity matches and being a DJ.