Luke Shaw reveals what Maguire told him about Amad Diallo

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Manchester United full-back, Luke Shaw, has compared Amad Diallo to Manchester City winger, Riyad Mahrez.

Diallo completed his move to United over the January transfer window, and didn’t play for the senior team until on Thursday, when he made a 10-minute cameo against Real Sociedad.

The Ivorian didn’t score or assist as he did on his debut for the U-23s, but he showed flashes of brilliance, which have now earned him massive praise from teammates.

According to Shaw, United captain, Harry Maguire believes Diallo is a lot like Mahrez in the way he plays, especially because of his skills and agility.

He said, “It was interesting because Harry said to me the other day that he (Diallo) reminds him of Mahrez when he was at Leicester.

“Really quick, skilful, agility, can turn really quick, got great skills and I would agree with Harry – he does remind me of Mahrez.

“Even the way Mahrez plays now I’ve seen the qualities that Amad already has and has shown in training. Mahrez is a wonderful player so hopefully if he’s any good like him it would be great for United.”