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Manchester United ready to loan out Amad Diallo in January – Sunderland & Everton leading multi-club chase

Manchester United are ready to send attacking midfielder Amad Diallo out on loan during the January transfer window, according to Les Bons Conceil Du Sports editor Seb Ecrivain Foot.

The 21-year-old recently returned to training with the first team after picking up a knee injury during the pre-season friendly against Arsenal in the United States back in July.

Diallo is yet to make it to the manager Erik ten Hag’s matchday squad, but he could be spending the second half of 2023-24 elsewhere.

Championship duo Sunderland and Southampton and Premier League quartet Everton, Fulham, Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all interested in recruiting his services.

The Ivory Coast international spent last season on loan with Sunderland, and they are keen on having him back after he bagged 13 goals and three assists in 37 Championship games.

Everton are also in the mix as they strive to boost their options to cope with the demands of the Premier League relegation battle.

Diallo could be unavailable next month as his country could decide to call him up for the Africa Cup of Nations despite his lack of action since July.

Playing at the tournament would not stop him from going out on loan, and he could attract more suitors if he impresses during the group stage of the competition.

Man United could also eventually decide to hold on to him if Ten Hag loves his performances if he makes it to AFCON, and no outcome has been reached.

Diallo joined the Red Devils from Atalanta in January 2021, spending the second half of 2021-22 on loan with Rangers, where he bagged three goals in 13 games.

He has played just nine games for Man United and will be desperate to add to that tally, and they could do with such an attacker given the current struggles of their forwards.

However, moving to a club where he can get regular playing time could be more beneficial to his development, and another loan exit could benefit both parties.