English giants Manchester United set to make a decision on sending back their teenage winger Facundo Pellistri on loan. United are looking to accept a loan deal to allow the player to develop more with more game time in La Liga at Spain.
Red Devils have a number of players loaned out this season to various clubs around the world. However, most of the players are likely to be loaned out or sold by end of the season. This list also includes Jese Lingard, who is having a good run of form with the Hammers.
According to Calciomercato, Manchester United are in plans to agree on loan extension for Facundo Pellistri. United are ready to send the winger for a 12-month stay at Alaves. However, the Spanish club is struggling to avoid relegation this season.
The Spanish side want to keep hold of the Uruguayan winger for another season on loan. The winger has brought good flavour to Alaves attack since his arrival. Although, Facundo has no goal contributions for the Spanish side till now.
Manchester United have sent six players from their first-team out on loan. Most of the players have been sent out for a game time at top-flight clubs in Europe. Among them, Jese Lingard has been stand-out with impressive performance for West Ham United this term.
While Diogo Dalot and Andreas Pereira are on loan in Italy with AC Milan and Lazio respectively. Chong is with Belgian side Club Brugge and shot-stopper Joel Pereira on a season-long loan with Huddersfield Town. However, several players are expected to be put out on a sale.
Pellistri’s performances with Manchester United reserve side:
The teenage winger had huge expectations after making a move on October last year. The winger is yet to make a first-team debut with Manchester United. Although, he spent time with United reserve side before moving to Spain on loan.
Facundo Pellistri had a mixed impact with the reserve side with United. The attacker made six appearances and got two goals with an assist to his name. However, he couldn’t impress Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to break into the first team.
The winger could be a future star alongside winter signing Amad Diallo. The teen sensation arrived at Old Trafford from Atalanta in January. United are looking to build a bright future with these young talents from various clubs around the globe.
Alaves in fight to avoid relegation
Facundo Pellistri hasn’t delivered an outstanding display yet for the Spanish side. However, he has helped them a number of occasions with his pace and skills. The lad has missed important games likes Valencia and Athletic Bilbao with injuries.
Apart from injuries, the youngster has managed to impress Alaves and their fans. The Spanish club is currently trying to avoid relegation. The club is now in 15th place with four points away from relegation. Inspite of this situation, the club want to keep hold of the Uruguayan on loan.
As per the reports, Solskjaer, and co ready to show the green light to send Pellistri on loan until next summer. The winger has made four starts and six substitute appearances this term for Alaves. He has got 456 minutes in the Spanish top-flight football. The lad also got appreciation from Luis Suarez during Alaves game against Atletico Madrid.