United paid tribute to their former player on their website, hailing him as “one of the most promising young talents of his time“.

A statement from Liverpool FCread: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Phil Chisnall.

“The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club are with Phil’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time.

“Rest in peace, Phil Chisnall 1942-2021.”

The “intelligently talented” Chisnall was given his senior introduction for United by incredible supervisor Matt Busby in a match against Everton in 1961.

His first objective before long continued in a 2-0 success over neighbours Manchester City in the nearby derby.

Chisnall was in and out of the United side yet at long last figured out how to hold down a normal part for the 1963/64 season, in the end scoring an aggregate of 10 objectives in 47 appearances for the club.

He stays the last player to be moved straightforwardly between the two adversaries, following his change from Old Trafford to Anfield for £25,000 in 1964.

At the hour of his marking, at that point Liverpool supervisor Bill Shankly said: “Phil can do irregular things with the ball, he may be a unique thing.”

He went eager for advancement only nine appearances for the Merseyside club, before a four-year spell at Southend, where he thrived, trailed by a season’s stretch at Stockport.

After his playing vocation Chisnall got back to Manchester and ran two wagering shops prior to filling in as a plant administrator and in a pastry kitchen.