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