In the latest developments, Manchester United has opted against prolonging the loan spell of Sergio Reguilon. With the imminent return to match fitness for Luke Shaw and the anticipated comeback of Tyrell Malacia, the decision from the Old Trafford camp has been communicated to both the Spanish defender and Tottenham Hotspur.
The report read:
Sergio Reguilon is returning to Tottenham Hotspur after Manchester United triggered a break clause to cut short his loan move.
(Via: The Athletic)
At the commencement of the season, Erik ten Hag found himself grappling with an early injury crisis at Manchester United, as both Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia sidelined themselves due to injuries. Meanwhile, the club opted to loan out the promising full-back Alvaro Fernandez to Granada. While Manchester United sought to secure the services of Marc Cucurella, Chelsea, intriguingly, rejected the proposed break clause that the club intended to insert. Adding to the complexity, Pochettino fielded Marc Cucurella in a Carabao Cup fixture, further intensifying the storyline.
In a bid to navigate their predicament, the Premier League behemoth opted to secure the services of an unlikely savior from the Tottenham Hotspur roster. Sergio Reguilon's tenure proved to be nothing short of extraordinary, characterized by unwavering determination displayed across various competitions. The Spanish left-back showcased his prowess in all tournaments that Manchester United partook in.
Over the course of 12 appearances for the Red Devils, Reguilon, while not registering any assists or goals, played a pivotal role in offensive buildups and provided a stalwart presence in safeguarding the left flank. His pass completion rate stood at an impressive 77.7%, underscoring his proficiency in ball distribution. Furthermore, he boasted a commendable average of 1.74 tackles won per game in the highly competitive English top flight. (Stats via fbref)
Despite making a return to the Tottenham Hotspur squad, it appears that Ange Postecoglu is not inclined to include the player in the current season's lineup. Reports suggest that the individual in question may find himself on loan once more, with both Premier League clubs and Borussia Dortmund expressing their interest in acquiring his services.