During the most recent summer transfer window, Alvaro Fernandez, Will Fish, Charlie McNeill, and Brandon Williams all completed loan deals.
Although there were less takers for their available players than Manchester United had hoped, they were still hoping for a lot of permanent outgoings this summer.
Nevertheless, several players left Old Trafford on short-term loans, and we’ve chosen four of them to examine their possibilities of making the first team should they return to the organization.
The young Spaniard may have had his big break because of injuries to Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia.
As an emergency substitute for those two players, the team instead recruited Tottenham left-back Sergio Reguilon on loan, and Fernandez was forced to make a short-term leave. You could assume it casts a negative light on his long-term potential, but United manager Ten Hag may change his mind if he has a successful season in La Liga.
The defender is beginning his second straight campaign up north.
Fish, 20, participated in 21 games for the club in Edinburgh last season, and he has already racked up 10 this year. Hibs have given up a startling 21 goals in that span, despite just eight of those came from Aston Villa in two Europa League qualification matches. When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was the manager, Fish made one senior appearance for United as a teenager.
McNeill has had a fantastic first year with the League One newcomers. As Stevenage defeated fellow promotion winners Leyton Orient to move into exclusive possession of first place in the league, the 19-year-old scored on his debut.
Despite not scoring much for Newport County in League Two last season, the academy product stood out for his hard work and reliable performances. He should get the start on Saturday at 3 p.m. against Carlisle United.
Ten Hag made the versatile full-back available for permanent transfer this summer, but no clubs were interested, so he was forced to settle for a loan assignment.
Williams’ prospects at Old Trafford are still dim, but there is still an opportunity for him to make a name for himself. The 23-year-old has just played 31 minutes in two Championship games and one Carabao Cup start, so he hasn’t really made an impact yet.
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