Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces a dilemma with new signing Facu Pellistri after promising him first group alternatives when he signed for the membership.
The Purple Devils signed the 18-year-old from Uruguayan aspect Penarol on deadline day and instantly included him within the first group squad, assigning him the quantity 28 shirt.
The winger was additionally included in United’s Champions League squad and was on the bench for the well-known 2-1 victory in opposition to PSG on the twentieth October.
Nevertheless, three days later Pellistri was enjoying for the Beneath-23s of their 2-1 win over Everton with Solskjaer admitting ‘He’s a younger boy coming over and it’s all new for him…He’ll want a number of video games within the Reserves, in fact, to attempt to discover his toes in a brand new nation.’
Pellistri didn’t seem within the Beneath 23’s subsequent match in opposition to Brighton.
United’s children are in motion within the EFL trophy on Monday in opposition to Morecambe however it’s unclear whether or not the Uruguayan will participate.
The problem Solskjaer has is what to do subsequent to convey the participant as much as first group degree. A January mortgage transfer would in all probability be probably the most logical subsequent step however it will imply Solskjaer breaking the promise he made to Pellistri when he signed him.
Remaining within the Beneath 23s with the odd substitute look within the first group would hold the promise to some extent, however with the conventional rotation employed to verify everybody at Beneath-23 degree will get some recreation time, it’ll restrict Pellistri significantly each when it comes to that recreation time and the usual of soccer at which he’s being requested to participate.
It additionally begs the query as to why United paid the substantial sum of €8.5 million for a teen if he was not already ok to hitch the senior squad.
January may even see the rival of one other younger pretender for the proper wing spot, Amad Diallo from Atalanta. Additionally solely 18 years of age, United invested much more on Diallo – €21 million. If Diallo is to be given possibilities within the senior squad, it’ll restrict Pellistri’s alternatives even additional.
It appears inevitable that the supervisor shall be compelled to interrupt his promise and ship the Uruguayan out on mortgage in January. This isn’t preferrred for a younger man who could have solely simply settled in Manchester three months previous to being moved once more.
The scenario means that there was an absence of ahead pondering or any clear technique and planning when the 2 proper wingers had been each purchased on the identical day to fill a void that ought to have been occupied by a extra established star similar to Jadon Sancho or Ousmane Dembele.
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