Who is Man Utd player Louis Jackson, bio, age, height, position and career

Who is Man Utd player Louis Jackson, bio, age, height, position and career

Here is all you need to know about Louis Jackson along with his age and height as he joins the Manchester United senior squad

Manchester United played four rookies in their FA Cup semifinal squad against Coventry on Sunday as the side hit with multiple injuries.

While players like Sofyan Amrabat, Mason Mount and Willy Kambwala were not available for the game and were replaced by three young stars and Louis Jackson is one of the others. Harry Amass, Habeeb Ogunneye and Ethan Wheatley are the other rookies who joined the Reds squad.

Who is Man Utd football player Louis Jackson, bio, age, height, position and career

The central defender Jackson was a member of the team last week and he got another chance to get a close-up look at Erik ten Hag when he was spotted training with the first team before their Carabao Cup encounter against Palace.


Who is Louis Jackson?

Louis Jackson is a regular player for the Manchester United youth level team who was born on September 18, 2005 in Scotland. The 18 year old has a height of 192 cm and is a centreback by position.

Jackson already signed his first professional contract with the team. He played in the Youth League and EFL Cup, earning him the No. 78 squad number for the current ongoing season.

He made history by being the club’s youngest-ever Under-23s player. He also has a tonne of Premier League 2 playing experience and the youngster has shown to be having a very promising career ahead, scoring two goals in 29 games.


The 18-year-old was selected for the starting lineup just minutes before kickoff and dazzled in the FA Youth Cup final victory two years earlier. Earlier this year he propelled the U18s win the Manchester derby against Man City by netting a goal.

Talking about his international career, the rising young player plays for the Scotland at Youth level. When the gifted defender was a member of Scotland’s Under-19 team, Darren Fletcher, another countryman, served as his coach.

He was added to the squad for the FA Cup semifinal tie against Coventry City. Due to United’s lack of experienced backline alternatives, the young centre back was added to tackle from a variety of defensive ailments. Harry Maguire was the only senior defender fit to play in the last four at Wembley.