Manchester United want Federico Macheda games guarantee in loan deal

02 January 2011 12:11
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will send teenage striker Federico Macheda to the club where he will play most games.

Ferguson has already had his first phone call from a Premier League side, believed to be Aston Villa, about taking Macheda, 19, on a six-month loan, but the United boss expects others, including Everton, Wigan, West Brom, Birmingham and West Ham to show interest.

He said: 'Macheda has to play games. Clubs who convince me and the player that he'll get games are the ones we'll consider.He's thinking about Italy, but I hope it's going to be in the Premier League because it is competitive and it's where he is going to end up playing.'

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Ferguson already has Danny Welbeck (Sunderland), Mame Diouf (Blackburn) and Tom Cleverley (Wigan) on loan.

But he is wary of Macheda ending up in the same situation as Giuseppe Rossi a few years ago at Newcastle.

'They never played him. And he was an outstanding player,' said Ferguson.

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Source: Daily_Mail