Solskjaer confirms Potential Loan deal for Manchester United youngster

 With so much clamour around Jadon Sancho finally agreeing a deal to join Manchester United it is easy to forget that the club did sign two right wingers last year.



After the failed attempt to land Sancho last summer, deals were struck for Amad and Facundo Pellistri on deadline day. Not the right-sided attackers most were hoping for but two young talents with plenty of promise for the future, that was the word from the club. 

While United fans have already seen a snapshot of what Amad can offer, with eight appearances last season, they’ve had to wait longer to get a glimpse of Pellistri in first-team action.

While it is his nifty footwork and pace that terrifies defenders, it was calmness and composure that saw him score his first senior goal.

A delightful through ball from Shoretire saw Pellistri round the goalkeeper before coolly slotting home. It was a move that impressed Solskjaer.

“I thought he was bright and he took his goal really well. Great first touch. Good pass by Shola but great first touch which sets him up,” Solskjaer said after the 2-1 win. “I think he showed what he is because he's a difficult player to play against. One against one he can go past people so I'm very pleased with him.”

While he is highly regarded at Old Trafford he is expected to go out on loan again to further his development. Sancho’s imminent arrival would see him drop further down the pecking order and he has already shown last season how beneficial a loan spell can be. 

Solskjaer confirmed there has already been plenty of interest in the teenager and if any scouts were watching United’s win over Derby on Sunday that list of interested parties may just have increased.

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