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Scholes makes prediction on Diogo Dalot’s future at United

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Paul Scholes has made a bold prediction on Manchester United star Diogo Dalot who has impressed on loan for AC Milan.

Paul Scholes predicts a bright future at Man Utd for Diogo Dalot if he can impress in pre-season training once his loan at AC Milan is over.

Dalot joined the Premier League club from Porto in 2018 when fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho was manager.

He has made 35 first-team appearances for Man Utd, but only one before he made a loan move to Milan until the end of the season.

Dalot appeared against his parent club in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash against Milan on Thursday night and former Man Utd midfielder Scholes was impressed with what he saw.

“He does seem a really good lad, speaks well,” Scholes told BT Sport. “He’s done the right thing to get games at a big club. That will do him the world of good.

“He played in an unfamiliar position tonight, on that left side, but even his crossing with his left foot was brilliant. I thought defensively he did everything he had to do.

“Where does he stand now? I think he’ll come back at the end of the season. Pre-season will be big for him. It’s time for him to really perform in those pre-season games. Put a bit of pressure on Wan-Bissaka.

“He’s different to Wan-Bissaka. We know what a great defender Wan-Bissaka is. I think he’s got more quality going forward. It’s just a decision for the manager and what he wants.”

Dalot has never really caught the eye since he moved to Manchester United but there’s now a chance for him to come in and prove his worth to Ole Solskjaer.