The teenager scored inside 5 minutes of coming off the bench, directing a intelligent backwards header over the goalkeeper from Bruno Fernandes’ move
Amad Diallo made a shocking impression off the bench for Manchester United towards AC Milan on Thursday, turning into the membership’s youngest-ever non-British goalscorer in Europe.
Introduced on for Anthony Martial at half-time, the £37 million ($50m) signing timed his run completely earlier than flicking a backwards header over the goalkeeper from Bruno Fernandes’ ball ahead.
At 18 years and 243 days previous, Diallo set a brand new United file for abroad imports, with solely three gamers having achieved his feat at a youthful age.
Diallo joins Man Utd elite
Diallo’s objective got here in his third look for United, after making his debut within the 4-Zero thrashing of Actual Sociedad within the Europa League final month. It was additionally his very first shot for the membership, although it did not show the winner as Simon Kjaer headed in a late equaliser – and an away objective – from a stoppage-time nook.
United have made a behavior of blooding their younger forwards within the Europa League in current seasons, with two of their very own youth merchandise forward of Diallo on the youngest scorers’ desk.
Mason Greenwood is the youngest participant to have scored for United in main European competitors, after discovering the online on debut towards Astana on the age of 17 years and 353 days.
Marcus Rashford had held the file since making his debut three and a half years earlier, scoring a brace on his debut towards Anderlecht aged 18 years and 177 days.
The file has now been damaged 3 times in 5 years however previous to that, it had remained because the 1960s, when the good George Finest scored his first European objective on the age of 18 years and 158 days.