Amad Diallo might make his Manchester United debut on Tuesday evening after being named on the bench to face West Ham within the FA Cup.
United accomplished the signing of Diallo from Serie A aspect Atalanta final month in a £19million deal, which might rise to £37million with add-ons.
He has has already caught the attention with some very good performances for the Below-23s, having scored twice – together with a cheeky Panenka penalty – in a 5-Three win over Liverpool after which dazzling with three assists and a objective in final week’s victory in opposition to Blackburn.
And the 18-year-old has been rewarded by being picked by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the matchday squad at Outdated Trafford on Tuesday evening, the place he’ll begin on the bench of their FA Cup fifth spherical tie with West Ham – which is dwell on talkSPORT.
United need to bounce again from a dangerous 3-Three draw in opposition to Everton on Saturday which put a significant dent of their hopes of sustaining successful the title.
Solskjaer waxed lyrical about Diallo’s qualities on the ball final month.
He stated:. “He’s good at discovering house, he can go inside and out of doors and he’ll get the time to show that he’s the one.
“Alongside the way in which we’ve got received Mason, Marcus [Rashford], Daniel [James], Juan [Mata] and Paul [Pogba] has performed there, so we’ve got choices however I believe whenever you have a look at the squad and also you have a look at Amad and also you suppose, yeah, that’s in all probability the place we are going to work to suit you in.”
CONFIRMED TEAMS – Man United vs West Ham:
Man United beginning XI: Henderson, Wan Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, Matic, Fred, Van de Beek, Rashford, Martial, Greenwood
Man United subs: Grant, Shaw, Tuanzebe, Williams, Fernandes, James, McTominay, Amad Diallo, Cavani
West Ham beginning XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Rice, Noble, Soucek, Fornals, Bowen, Yarmolenko
West Ham subs: Trott, Diop, Balbuena, Johnson, Fredericks, Alves, Lanzini, Benrahma, Odubeko
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