Amad Diallo, the Manchester United winger has signed for Sunderland AFC on loan. The duration of the transfer is for the rest of the season.
After impressing with Atalanta in the Serie A, Diallo secured a move to Manchester United. The transfer fee involved was reported to be €25 million – €40 million including bonuses.
The winger has made nine appearances for United. Furthermore, he has earned four caps for the Ivory Coast national team.
The Black Cats announced, ‘Sunderland AFC is delighted to announce the signing of Amad.
‘The 20-year-old forward moves to the Stadium of Light on a season-long loan deal from Manchester United.
‘Amad becomes the Club’s seventh senior recruit of the summer. Following Dan Ballard, Jack Clarke, Aji Alese, Alex Bass, Jewison Bennette. And Edouard Michut to Wearside.
‘The Côte d’Ivoire international joined Atalanta aged 13. And quickly progressed through La Dea’s youth ranks before.Scoring four minutes into his first-team debut in October 2019.
He made his UEFA Champions League debut the following season and moved to Old Trafford in January 2021, with his Man Utd debut coming in a 4-0 UEFA Europa League victory over Real Sociedad.’
Upon joining SAFC, Amad Diallo said: “I feel good and very positive about this opportunity, so I’m happy to be here. It was a great experience to play with Manchester United, but I’m here for a new challenge and I want to try my best to bring a lot of success to the Club. I feel good physically and I think this is the best team for me to progress and although I’ve never been to the Stadium of Light before, I know the supporters are great so I hope we can win many games together.”