ANTWERP WAIT FOR UNITED LOANEES
By Adam Marshall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Both players are hopeful of breaking into Sir Alex Ferguson`s first team plans with Chadwick (pictured) already an England Under-21 international, and one of only a few right-sided midfield options to provide cover for David Beckham, particularly if Jonathan Greening departs.
Higginbotham is hoping to push for more opportunities at left back, but Antwerp are determined to invite the youngsters back in another loan deal.
Ferguson may promote Chadwick and Higginbotham to his first team squad and allow other players to move out to United`s feeder club. Kirk Hilton is one possibility, when he returns from injury, and Ghanaian Michael Essien will look to seal a move to Old Trafford in the future by moving to Antwerp initially, due to work permit difficulties.