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Solskjaer confirms AC Milan fullack Dalot clear to face Man Utd

AC Milan fullback Diogo Dalot is clear to face Manchester United in their Europa League round of 16 tie.

Dalot joined the Italian giants on loan from United back in October, and has since gone on to make 19 appearances for the side, including all eight of their Europa League games.

Under the terms of his loan contract, he will be able to keep up that record when the sides face off on the 11th and 18th of March in the Round of 32.

There will also be a reunion for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who played for the Red Devils between 2016 and 2018.

Dalot fell out of favour with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, only starting seven times last season

Speaking to Manutd.com, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: "Zlatan, of course, I've been so impressed, I've got to say, by how his career has gone.

"He had a career-threatening injury when he was here but came back from that and went to the MLS, then came back to Milan and has really lifted them.

"I've been so impressed by him, and Diogo we know. He went there to get some experience at a big club and he's learned a lot.

"He's played a lot more games this season, kept fit and, hopefully, we can give him some bother!"

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