Amad Diallo can start for Manchester United tonight.
Manchester United’s January addition, Amad Diallo can make his first appearance at Old Trafford today against Real Sociedad today in the UEFA Europa League clash. The Red Devils are in a huge advantage before the second leg following a 4-0 victory against them last week.
It gives the opportunity to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to give rest some of his key players in the second leg. It can also open the door for some of the youngsters to make their mark in the first team.
A shoulder issue prevents midfielder Hannibal Mejbri from involving in the UEFA Europa League tie. Though 18 years old Amad Diallo, signed from Atalanta in January, and 17 years old Shola Shoretire are involved in the tie.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said, “Hannibal was injured in the reserves, he’ll be out for a month. He was just coming into our squad. Unfortunately for him, he’s out.”
“Amad and Shola, of course, they will be involved, they’re in the squad. I’m not going to tell you if they’re starting or not.”
As per the sources, Amad Diallo can start today whereas Shola Shoretire can come on as a substitute.
Though Manchester United will miss some of their key members for the tie as well. Paul Pogba, Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek and Edinson Cavani are out of injury.
“They’ll still be missing.”
“They’ve not joined training so they won’t be ready. no. Paul has been outside on the grass and is starting to step up his recovery but he’s not near the team for this game.”- Ole explained.