Amad Diallo’s Man Utd shirt number confirmed

Amad Diallo will wear the number 19 shirt at Manchester United, the club have confirmed.

The winger has finally arrived at Old Trafford after signing for United from Atalanta in the summer window, and has put pen to paper on a four-year deal.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of Diallo: “As a club, we have followed Amad for a number of years and having watched him myself, I believe he is one of the most exciting young prospects in the game.

“Manchester United has such a proud history of developing young players and everything is in place to enable Amad to reach his potential here.

“It will take time for him to adapt but his speed, vision and fantastic dribbling ability will stand him in good stead to make the transition. He is a player with all of the raw attributes that are needed to be an important player for Manchester United in the years to come.”

Amad Diallo will wear the number 19 shirt at Manchester United
Amad Diallo will wear the number 19 shirt at Manchester United

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On his dream move, Diallo said: “After waiting since the summer, it is finally a dream come true to complete my move to Manchester United.

“I am hugely ambitious and there is so much that I want to achieve in the game; when I spoke to the manager I knew that I had joined the perfect club.

“This is a really exciting squad with so many great players, I can promise that I will work hard every day to learn from them and give everything to develop my game.

The winger has finally arrived at Old Trafford

“The coaches have been fantastic since I signed, we have been in touch regularly and they have already given me a lot of great advice.

“I have had time to prepare for this move, both physically and mentally, and I have worked really hard to be ready to make the step up to this amazing club.”

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