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Sheffield United: Pundit urges Amad Diallo to join Blades

Sheffield United: Pundit urges Amad Diallo to join Blades -Sheffield United Transfer Rumours

Former Sheffield United hero Paddy Kenny has urged the Blades to complete a summer loan move for Manchester United youngster Amad Diallo.

The Lowdown: Diallo shines for Man United

Diallo made the move to Old Trafford back in January, joining from Serie A side Atalanta and scoring once in eight appearances.

The 19-year-old has impressed when given the chance – his goal was a superb headed effort against AC Milan in the Europa League –  but he has been linked with a loan move to Bramall Lane this summer.

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Speaking to Football Insider, Kenny talked up the idea of Diallo joining the Blades over a Premier League club, saying it is a deal that could suit all parties:

“It would be a big mistake. He’s 19 years old and he hasn’t played many games at a senior level. Why not go out and ply your trade at a massive club like Sheffield United?

“They haven’t had the best of starts but they will still want to be pushing for promotion. It would be a great opportunity for him and huge for Sheff U.

“They paid ridiculous money for him. He wants to play in the Premier League but he’s only played seven or eight games in his career.

“Get him out there, go an let him express himself and give him a chance to prove himself before he goes back Man United.”

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The Verdict: Would be a huge addition

United have made a disappointing start to the season under Slavisa Jokanovic, but Diallo is someone who could help turn their Championship season around.

He has been hailed for playing ‘like Messi’ by former Atalanta teammate Papu Gomez, which speaks volumes about the talent he possesses.

If the Blades could get a deal over the line it could have the potential to ignite their promotion push and help Diallo mature as a player.

In other news, Sheffield United have rejected a bid for one player – find out who it is here.


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