Manchester United are “convinced” that Diogo Dalot “will be a top full-back in the future”, according to Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano.
Manchester United declined to allow Diogo Dalot to leave on a permanent deal over the summer as they are “convinced” that he “will be a top full-back in the future”, according to Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano
The 21-year-old was considered surplus to requirements at Old Trafford for the 2020-21 campaign and consequently joined Air Conditioner Milan on loan earlier this month.
According to Romano, the Italian giants had actually desired the option of finalizing Dalot on a permanent deal, however the 20-time English champions were only interested in a loan move.
The reporter declares that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s team are “convinced” that the Portuguese will become a leading full-back for the club over the next couple of years.
Dalot is yet to function in Serie A however has played in both of Milan’s Europa League group games this season against Celtic and Sparta Prague, providing an assist in the 3-0 win over the latter on Thursday night.
The Portugal Under-21 international, who has made 35 appearances for his moms and dad club, has a contract at Old Trafford up until June 2023.