Manchester United loanee Dylan Levitt was picked out for praise by Charlton boss Lee Bowyer despite defeat at the weekend.

Charlton were beaten 2-0 away at Lincoln City, with Levitt starting the game.

Bowyer told the club website after the game that he saw Levitt’s performance as a positive he could take away.

He said: “I’ll take a lot of positives. I thought Dylan in his first proper league game, there was a lot to be happy in his performance – his range of passing and awareness.”

Huddersfield Town v Manchester United U23
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Just getting going

This was Levitt’s first league start. He played 76 minutes before being substituted.

The Wales international had three shots at goal, but his efforts were wayward, all landing off target, but at least he showed some attacking intent.

 

He made one tackle, while completing 85 per cent of his passes.

Bowyer’s words will encourage him, and that may be what they are intended for, to give a young player some belief after a defeat.

Levitt is only 19-years-old and some players adapt to competitive football more quickly than others.

He has experience playing at international level which helps, and over the course of the season he should make a strong contribution for Charlton.

Manchester United loan exits 20/21

  1. Aliou Traore

    SM Caen (season)

  2. Joel Pereira

    Huddersfield Town (season)

  3. Andreas Pereira

    Lazio (season)

  4. Diogo Dalot

    AC Milan (season)

  5. Di’Shon Bernard

    Salford City (until end of season)

  6. Jake Carney

    Portadown (season)

  7. Ethan Laird

    MK Dons (Jan to end of season)

  8. Jesse Lingard

    West Ham (Jan to end of season)

  9. James Garner

    Nottingham Forest (Jan to end of season)

  10. Tahith Chong

    Club Brugge (Jan to end of season)

  11. Facundo Pellistri

    Alaves (Jan to end of season)

  12. Teden Mengi

    Derby (Jan to end of season)

  13. Dylan Levitt

    NK Istra (Feb to end of season)

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