Manchester United wonderkid Amad Diallo hasn’t even been at Rangers a month yet, but that hasn’t stopped interest in a move for next season being mooted.
The young Ivorian sealed his loan move to Scottish champions on 27 January, but only three weeks after joining Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side, the former Atalanta star has been linked with a move back to Italy.
According to Metropolitan Magazine, Sassuolo are ‘very interested’ in the teenager and could make an approach for the 19-year-old in the summer transfer window.
The Emilians are ‘always attentive to the new talents of the European scene’ and the report adds that the Serie A side don’t believe the Ivory Coast international will find a space in the Manchester United side.
However, after signing Amad for a deal that could reach £37.2m with add-ons (BBC Sport), Manchester United are not going to allow one of their prized assets to leave on a permanent deal.
Amad is part of United’s future and he will be focused on picking up vital first team minutes at senior level with Rangers.
The youngster will be hoping to shine in this evening’s Europa League clash against German giants Borussia Dortmund if van Bronckhorst gives him the chance.
He scored against AC Milan with a looping header in the competition last season.
Amad has only made four appearances for Rangers since joining the Scottish giants, on loan for the remainder of the season, last month.
The Red Devils aren’t going to make any decision on Amad’s plans for next season until the pre-season when a new permanent manager has been appointed.
Sassuolo are currently 12th in Serie A and unlikely to secure European football next season, so it would be a surprise to see Amad join them.
A Premier League loan move is more likely, following his spell up north.
But if Alessio Dionisi’s side lose their prized asset Domenico Berardi, who plays in Amad’s favoured right-wing position and has 10 goals and 11 assists from 22 Serie A matches to his name this season, they could intensify their interest in United’s number 16.
But if Amad is allowed to leave the club in the summer it will only be on loan and with the proviso of guaranteed first team minutes.
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