Manchester United’s talented prodigy Facundo Pellistri’s future may lie away from Old Trafford next season. Many European clubs have been observing the young Uruguayan winger after impressing consistently at both club and international levels.
The talented Uruguayan has caught the eyes of several European clubs this season. The United Journal have been told by people close to the player that numerous clubs from La Liga and Serie A have been intensively monitoring the player’s progress after an impressive display for his national team.
It is understood that initial contacts have taken place between intermediaries from various European clubs and the Uruguayan international’s agent to assess the player’s future at Old Trafford. It is still unclear at this stage whether the move will be on a temporary (loan) or permanent basis as both options haven’t been dismissed.
Manchester United haven’t revealed their plans for the player’s future yet but Pellistri is waiting to discuss his role at the club with Erik ten Hag and his coaches in the upcoming preseason which starts on 27th June 2022.
On Thursday, Facundo Pellistri showed his brilliance with flair in dribbles/take-ons and assisted Edinson Cavani to score his first goal of the game against Mexico at the State Farm Stadium in Arizona.
🎥 Facundo Pellistri's assist for Edinson Cavani's first goal in Uruguay's game against Mexico ⚽🔴🇺🇾✨pic.twitter.com/uB3kZ2d9Ls
— United Journal (@theutdjournal) June 3, 2022
The 20-year-old winger joined La Liga side Deportivo Alavés on loan in the January transfer window till the end of the 2021-22 campaign. The Uruguayan international was praised for his in-game intelligence and technique.
Although called upon as a winger, Pellistri has also been known for his versatility to play numerous roles in different positions on the pitch for Primera División’s Peñarol.
Representatives close to the former Peñarol winger are working rigorously on the future of their prodigious Uruguayan talent to get guaranteed game time for next season. Words are coming out that Manchester United don’t value the services of Pellistri as expected by the player and his camp.
Lack of first-team minutes could hinder the young winger’s contention into the Uruguayan National team squad ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Uruguay are in Group H along with Portugal, Ghana, and South Korea. The Sky Blues will play their first group stage fixture on 24th November 2022 and Facundo Pellistri is working hard to be a part of the team traveling to Qatar in November.