Amad Diallo Rangers loan return suggested by Ibrox hero to ‘show the player he can be’


Amad Diallo has been urged to give Rangers another chance as he failed to show his full potential on loan from Ibrox last season.

The Manchester United youngster joined the Gers on loan last season in January and, despite making his away debut in Ross County, hasn’t had the desired effect. The striker has made just 13 appearances for the Light Blues, including the Scottish Cup final start, and he has scored three goals in total. Former Gers defender Alan Hutton expected more from the prodigious talent and believes the player could return this coming season and prove many doubters wrong.

It has been reported that Diallo, 19, may not be part of Erik ten Hag’s plans for the next campaign and could potentially leave Old Trafford for another spell elsewhere. And Hutton hopes the chance of a return to Glasgow will be on the cards.

“I don’t think he reached the heights that a lot of people expected,” Hutton said. Initiated in football. “I’m not going to lie, I thought he would have more impact, so I felt for him.

“He obviously comes from a big club, and there’s no doubting his talent and we’ve seen that in flashes – I think Ross County was his first game if memory serves, he scored and had some good touches..

“But after that he got thrown into the deep end a bit against Celtic and he got lost. I don’t think he may have realized how important that was. I felt for him because there’s a great player there it’s just a matter of showing it consistently and I don’t think we’ve quite seen that for someone so young.

“So it would be nice to see him come back and flourish and show the player he can actually be.”

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