Credit: Amad Diallo - Mid-season report

Manchester United loanee Amad Diallo featured for Sunderland in the Black Cats’ one-goal win over Cardiff City on Monday.

Diallo started on the right as part of an attacking trio that included Jack Clarke and Alex Pritchard.

Although not on the scoresheet, it was Diallo who stole the show in another impressive performance from the winger.

The Ivorian scored 90 tackles during his time on the pitch.

Diallo also had a passing accuracy of 88% and also completed one successful cross.

The United loanee made six key passes from his attacking masterclass. Ryan Allsopp had a shot on target forcing an immediate intervention.

Diallo was successful on four of his five dribbles.

The 20-year-old was superb as Tony Mowbray’s men kept a clean sheet. Diallo hit eight of his 10 ground balls.

At Cardiff, Diallo showed again why he deserves a real shot at breaking into United’s first team next season.

He may get this opportunity, People’s Person reported. The expected loan departures of Anthony Ilanga and Facundo Pelestri pave the way for Diallo to fit into Erik ten Haag’s plans and make an impact.

The Daily Mail’s Simon Jones also reports that Diallo will be given the chance to impress Ten Hag and make his mark in the senior team.

The striker recently spoke about his ambitions and goals for the future. He said, “I haven’t shown my best for them yet, but I hope to come back next season and prove my talent. My dream is to play regular football at Manchester United.”

Diallo is definitely getting closer to achieving his dream.

(Statistics from Sofascore)

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