Man Utd's Tyler Blackett 'will grow with Blackpool'

Tyler Blackett

Blackpool assistant manager Alex Rae believes Manchester United youngster Tyler Blackett will benefit greatly from his loan spell with the Seasiders.

Defender Blackett, 19, made his debut in a result that lifted Paul Ince's side up to fourth in the table.

"We asked him to play left-midfield initially and then he went to left-back," Rae told BBC Radio Lancashire.

"It's a different level to what he's been used to but he'll learn and grow."

England Under-19 international Blackett, a member of the United squad that won the FA Youth Cup in 2011, is to remain at Bloomfield Road until 2 December.

He will provide cover for Jack Robinson, who was and served the first of a four-game ban against Forest.

Stephen Dobbie's late winner at the City Ground extended Blackpool's unbeaten run in the Championship to seven matches.

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