The Portuguese midfielder and the England youth worldwide have felicitated with the Ivorian teenager for netting his maiden Pink Devils strike
Bruno Fernandes and Brandon Williams have saluted Amad Diallo on his maiden Manchester United purpose in Thursday’s 1-1 Europa League draw with AC Milan.
The 18-year-old winger, who changed injured Anthony Martial at half-time, put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect forward simply 4 minutes after his introduction within the Spherical of 16 tie – heading a cross from the Portuguese midfielder previous goalkeeper Antonio Donnarumma.
Within the course of, he grew to become the youngest non-British participant to rating in a significant European competitors for the Previous Trafford giants at age18 years and 243 days.
Remarkably, his maiden effort got here with a first-ever shot for the crew in simply his third look for the Previous Trafford giants.
One other file that dropped for Diallo noticed him turn into the primary participant from Cote d’Ivoire to seek out the online for the Previous Trafford giants within the Champions League or Europa League.
Whereas it regarded like Stefano Pioli’s males would return to San Siro empty-handed, they equalised within the closing phases by means of Simon Kjaer.
The duo, who additionally featured in opposition to the Pink and Blacks, took to social media to congratulate the previous Atalanta teenager on his goalscoring feat.
Irritating to concede a final minute purpose however there’s nonetheless a lot to play subsequent week.
— Bruno Fernandes (@B_Fernandes8) March 11, 2021
“Irritating to concede a last-minute purpose however there’s nonetheless a lot to play subsequent week. Congrats Amada Diallo in your first purpose,” Fernandes tweeted.
— Brandon Williams (@branwilliams) March 11, 2021
Resounding that is Williams, who got here on for Aaron Wan-Bissaka within the 74th minute.
“Irritating to finish the sport like that! However it’s solely half time and all to play for hundred %. Amad Diallo massive congrats bro, simply the beginning.”
The Cote d’Ivoire prospect had gone on Twitter to enjoy his maiden purpose, whereas expressing optimism that his crew can get the job performed in Italy.
we’re Manchester and we’ll struggle for an additional 90 minutes💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/z8NjqXNdOU
— Amad🇨🇮 (@Amaddiallo_19) March 11, 2021
“We’re Manchester and we’ll struggle for an additional 90 minutes.”
Supervisor Solskjaer additionally shared his view on the Cote d’Ivoire prospect.
“He is inventive and he performs with freedom,” he advised the membership web site.
“Nice go from Bruno [Fernandes] by the best way, that’s what makes the purpose. Amad, he has been on the pitch earlier than, however a superb purpose. He has hundreds to study and he’ll be higher having had that [time].”
Subsequent, United welcome David Moyes’ West Ham United in Sunday’s English Premier League conflict.