Erik ten Hag was only praising the 21-year-old last week.
Manchester United have brought in Wout Weghorst, on loan, but the rest of their January transfer business looks set to be timid enough. Facundo Pellistri and Shola Shoretire are heading out in search of first team football.
Ten Hag awarded Pellistri his senior debut, over two and a half years after he first signed for United, in a League Cup win over Charlton, last week. The Uruguayan looked lively and had an assist for a Marcus Rashford goal.
“I was really happy with his performance,” said the United boss. “I was happy with his performance in the World Cup, his progress is really good. He’s come on and had an effect so that’s the next step. I say, ‘Well done, better, and keep going’.”
— Facu Pellistri (@FPellistri07) January 10, 2023
Facundo Pellistri was signed from Penerol in 2020 but was twice loaned out to Spanish club Aalves, in order …