Diogo Dalot | Match Discussion thread 2018/19

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Champions League: Young Boys 0-3 Manchester United - 19th September 2018

Decent debut.
 

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Refreshing to see some roving runs up the wing, a few step overs and crosses going in from the right. I hope he forces his way in and Valencia gets used less from now on.
 

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Few small bits of concern but a great debut hopefully see him again next week vs Derby.
 

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Premier League: Manchester United 4-1 Fulham - 8th December 2018

Impressive outing. He could easily have had a couple assists against his name.
 

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I’d have him playing every week. He’s gonna make mistakes but can’t wait to see him and Shaw flying down the wings
 

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FA Cup: Manchester United 2-0 Reading - 5th January 2019

I’m umming and ahing over this lad.
 

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Doesn’t look fit but he’s very raw now played a andful of games for Porto before coming we took a gamble before he signed his new deal really he needed that full season of development at a club like Porto.

I think a loan for the next 6 months would do him good if Valencia, Young & Darmian stay get Dalot somewhere where he can play every week.

If he stays I think he’s got to play the easy home games in the league and save Young for the big ones.
 

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Can't disagree with this. He may turn out to be a good signing but at the moment, in truth, I don't see him any better than ethan laird.
 

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Seems like he keeps picking up niggling injuries all the time too
 

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Think that's probably a case of him not properly recovering from the injury he got in the first place as he missed all of pre season so he's playing catch up all the time.

It was a big risk we took but with Valencia going off a cliff I think the club has to consider getting in another right back to compete with Dalot over the next few years and let him develop as he doesn't look ready to slot straight in at 20.
 

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Premier League: Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion - 19th January 2019

One of his better performances.
 

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I thought despite playing on the other side (comfortable on both flanks) he was actually an improvement on Shaw, who just isn't cutting it for me. Also, could have done with Dalot's crossing on the right, Young wasteful.
 

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Good going forward but think he was at fault on the goal wasn’t tight enough to his man to worried about the man coming round the back and ended up marking neither.

Can’t be easy coming in last minute but these are the games where we need him to learn from mistakes.
 

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