16 Aug Man United mortgage Tahith Chong to Werder Bremen
Manchester United have loaned winger Tahith Chong to Bundesliga facet Werder Bremen for the 2020-21 season.
The Netherlands under-21 worldwide signed a brand new contract in March that may hold him with United till 2022 with the choice to increase it for an additional yr.
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“To begin with, I am comfortable to be right here and I am wanting ahead to preseason coaching with the team. This transfer is a superb alternative for me to develop. I am wanting ahead to subsequent season,” Chong stated in an announcement.
Werder head coach Florian Kohfeldt added: “He is a really technically gifted participant who can play on each wings. He is additionally actually quick, which is able to assist our recreation. Defensively he has potential for improvement — he is nonetheless solely at first of his profession and we wish to assist him proceed fulfilling his potential.”
Welcome to the Inexperienced-White household, Tahith! 💚 pic.twitter.com/5wTQfL5Svu
— SV Werder Bremen EN (@werderbremen_en) August 16, 2020
He joined United’s academy in 2016 from Feyenoord and made his senior debut in July 2018.
“We’re happy with the progress Tahith has made since he stepped up from the academy and are wanting ahead to persevering with to develop his expertise. He has nice potential; given his age, capability and work-ethic, we are able to see that he has a vivid future at Manchester United,” United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated when Chong signed his extension in March.
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His first-team appearances for United had been restricted, making simply 5 first team appearances within the Premier League and 16 general. He final performed for the facet off the bench in United’s 2-1 Europa League round-of-16 victory in opposition to LASK.
Werder completed 16th within the Bundesliga and simply missed relegation after an away objective of their playoff in opposition to Heidenheim helped them keep up.
Regardless of struggling within the league, Werder have helped develop a number of spectacular gamers together with Kevin De Bruyne who made his first steps into senior football with the facet whereas on mortgage there through the 2012-13 season. He scored 10 targets over 33 league appearances.
Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry additionally broke by at Werder through the 2016-17 season.
The Bundesliga returns on Sept. 18 with teams in preseason all through August.