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Midfielder Scott McTominay has been linked with a loan deal this month after struggling for game time this season.

Save for starting United’s 2-0 win over Reading in the FA Cup, the 22-year-old has otherwise managed a five-minute cameo in the league under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

McTominay burst onto the season last season under Jose Mourinho, making thirteen Premier League appearances and four Champions League appearances. Mourinho even started the 22-year-old ahead of Paul Pogba in United’s Champions League last 16 trip to Seville last season.

McTominay was awarded Manager’s Player of the Year last year by former boss Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United are considering allowing the midfielder leave on loan this month in search of game time and according to Daily Record, Scottish clubs Celtic and Aberdeen are interested in a loan deal for the midfielder.

McTominay is worried about joining Celtic on loan due to the club’s depth in midfielder, according to Daily Record.

McTominay would have to contend with the likes of Callum McGregor, Tomas Rogic, Olivier Ntcham and Ryan Christie if he joined Celtic.

Aberdeen, who already have United loanee James Wilson on their books, could be a more likely destination for the 22-year-old midfielder.

Whether McTominay is allowed to leave on loan could depend on Marouane Fellaini’s future. The Belgian has fallen out of favour since Mourinho was sacked and United are reportedly willing to let him leave this month despite just signing a new contract until 2020 last summer.