Manchester United are hoping to send Amad Diallo out on loan once they have completed the proposed signing of Antony from Ajax, Manchester Evening News’ Richard Fay reports.
Diallo spent the second half of last season on loan with Europa League runners-up Rangers.
He scored three goals in 13 appearances for the Glasgow outfit.
Manchester United Forward Amad Diallo to Be Loaned Out for Second Time
United are hoping to send Amad out on loan once they complete the signing of Antony from Ajax #mufc https://t.co/yYw0v69qQJ
— Rich Fay (@RichFay) August 29, 2022
Manchester United Hope to Loan Amad Diallo Out Again
Diallo’s first loan spell was mixed, as manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst would confirm. The Dutch coach said, as quoted by The National: “He’s had some good and some not so good moments.” ahead of starting the forward v Motherwell last season.
He is a player who is in need of more regular football again and a loan move should benefit him hugely.
Diallo joined Manchester United in January 2021, months after they agreed to sign him from Atalanta in October 2020.
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The 20-year-old has played competitively for the Red Devils nine times, scoring his sole goal for the first team v AC Milan in the Europa League, an important one.
45′: Cristiano Ronaldo subbed off at HT as Man Utd is level with Rayo Vallecano 0-0.
48′: His direct replacement Amad Diallo scores. ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/SDd3HYoICO
— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) July 31, 2022
However, Manchester United are set to sign another right-sided forward in the form of Brazilian Antony.
This gives Amad even less chance of featuring for Erik ten Hag than before and his development will clearly be better served elsewhere in 2022/23.
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The youngster has received interest from Europe, with French side Nice considering a move before signing Nicolas Pepe on loan from Arsenal.
Anderlecht and Besiktas are also credited with an interest in the Manchester Evening News report, whilst Blackpool and Sunderland are among those in the Championship to provide an option should United wish to keep him in English football for this season.