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Loan Watch: Amad misses through injury, Savage scores and more

Several Manchester United players are out on loan this season for first-team football. Below we look at how they have fared for their teams this weekend. 

Amad Diallo 

Amad has been a key member of the Sunderland team this season, with the Ivory Coast international featuring in 28 Championship appearances and scoring eight goals. 

However, the 20-year-old missed the Black Cats’ 1-0 success over Norwich City on Sunday due to an injury issue.

Manager Tony Mowbray has assured fans afterwards that his injury isn’t serious, and the winger is expected to be available for next weekend’s fixture. 

Alex Telles 

Telles remained on the sidelines for around two months this season due to a knee injury. But he has still made 17 La Liga appearances for Sevilla, with two assists to his name. 

The Brazilian started in Sunday’s 2-1 win against Almeria, but he was substituted early in the second half by Jorge Sampaoli when his side were level at 1-1. 

Hannibal Mejbri 

Mejbri is enjoying an impressive loan spell at Birmingham City. He has made 30 league appearances for the Blues, registering a goal and six assists. 

But the young midfielder could only make a substitute appearance in his side’s 2-0 win over Rotherham United.

He replaced Tahith Chong when they were already two goals ahead and just 11 minutes remained in the game. 

Alvaro Fernandez 

Fernandez missed several games due to fitness issues early in the campaign. But he has since been an important member of the Preston North End side, making 29 league appearances. 

The 19-year-old was also part of Ryan Lowe’s starting XI that won 2-0 against Cardiff City at the weekend.

The midfielder failed to convert his chances but picked out Thomas Cannon in the build-up to his big chance at nil-nil. 

Shola Shoretire 

Shoretire joined League One outfit Bolton Wanderers in January for the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

He has been enjoying an impressive stint at the Trotters, featuring in 11 league games. 

Shoretire was part of Ian Evatt’s starting XI that lost 2-0 to Ipswich Town on Saturday. 

Charlie Savage 

Charlie is currently on loan at League One strugglers Forest Green Rovers. The 19-year-old scored his first goal in senior football on Saturday against Bristol Rovers. 

His father Robbie Savage was ecstatic and screamed ‘my boy has scored!’ while on duty for BT Sport Score.

Eric Bailly 

Bailly has been enduring a nightmare spell in Marseille, with suspension and injuries limiting him to just 10 league appearances. Even when fully fit, he has failed to impress manager Igor Tudor with his performances. 

The Croatian boss is now mainly featuring him off the bench. Bailly only played for the last ten minutes in the Olympians’ 2-2 draw with Strasbourg in their latest Ligue 1 encounter.