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Manchester United planning to loan out multiple academy talents in January

by Ayantan Chowdhury

Realistically, Manchester United only have the FA Cup worth fighting for while trying to salvage their Premier League season and hopefully, manage to squeeze into the top-four at the end of the season.

Their current form does not make it likely but once injured stars start coming back in January, the squad will be in much better shape, and the team can then try and build some winning momentum.

If and when the big-name players regain fitness, the likelihood of academy starlets receiving minutes will likely reduce with the Red Devils already out of two competitions.

Loans for starlets

That is why the club plans to send out their promising academy starlets on loan instead of hanging on to them and stunting their development as per The Manchester Evening News.

The first in line for a loan move away from the club is Dan Gore, someone who has attracted interest from Borussia Dortmund. United will not sanction a sale but a temporary move could be arranged.

There is interest from Championship clubs including Ipswich Town and despite making his first-team and Premier League debut this season, Casemiro’s return could mean the midfielder’s chances are reduced.

“Manchester United are considering loaning midfielder Dan Gore this month.

“Gore, 19, made his debut against Crystal Palace in the League Cup win in September and he has already generated interest from Preston North End, as well as other Championship clubs.”

Keeper to leave on loan

Up front, United are struggling for goals and the club are set to offer a new contract to Joe Hugill and the former Sunderland academy goalscorer impressed Erik ten Hag enough to earn a place in the matchday squad for the win against Everton.

But Ten Hag does not see him as an immediate solution and hence a loan could be arranged with League One and League Two clubs interested.

“United have received enquiries from League One and League Two clubs about taking striker Joe Hugill on loan.”

United also plan to send one of their academy keepers out on loan. Radek Vitek and Dermot Mee have both been involved in first-team training this season but need competitive minutes and could earn a move away.

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