Manchester United sent Jesse Lingard on loan to Birmingham City recently in a bid to help the young starlet get some invaluable first-team experience.

Making his debut for Lee Clark's side, few would have expected the 20-year-old to make such an immediate impact.

Birmingham beat Sheffield Wednesday 4-1 in an impressive display - but it was Lingard who stole the show having scored all four goals for the Blues.

That got us thinking about some of the best debuts in recent history - from Rooney to Ravenelli, we've got it covered.

So without further ado, here's five of the best for your viewing pleasure.

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