Facundo Pellistri To Shine With Manchester United Under New Boss Erik Ten hag
The prolific young winger may have a chance to shine with the first team squad next season under Manchester United Under New Boss Erik Ten hag. following his assist for Edinson Cavani’s first goal in Uruguay’s game against Mexico. He has been one of Uruguay’s top performers in their recent games, He’s more technically gifted and talented to play on the wings now that Mason Greenwood is out and some players leaving the club.
Below is a few tweets from twitter about the youngsters awesomeness for his assist in Uruguay’s game against Mexico.
Despite failing to make his mark during his season-long loan stint at Spanish side Alaves, Pellistri has been a regular fixture for Uruguay this calendar year, starting four of their five matches in 2022. He failed to score or register a single assist in 23 games for Alaves, but now has three assists in just four caps for his country.
The 20-year-old grabbed a superb assist as goals from outgoing United striker Edinson Cavani (two) and Matias Vecino sealed a comfortable win for Diego Alonso’s side, ensuring they made the perfect start to this upcoming period of international fixtures. They face the USA on Sunday and will then lock horns with Jamaica the following Saturday.
His latest assist came via some terrific wing-play right at the start of the second-half, as he burst down the right-wing, left Jesus Angulo on the turf and picked out Cavani with a low pass to stroke home his first goal of the night with a first-time finish. It was a wonderful piece of old fashioned wing-play from the United youngster. United’s supporters who saw the assist against Mexico were hugely impressed, calling for him to be retained by Ten Hag next season, opposed to being sent out on loan again.