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Manchester United: Chong joins Werder Bremen on loan

Tahith Chong's development will continue in the Bundesliga as he has been sent to Werder Bremen on a season-long loan deal.

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Man United's Chong joins Werder Bremen on loan

Manchester United youngster Tahith Chong has joined Bundesliga side Werder Bremen on loan for the 2020-21 season. The 20-year-old winger, who joined United's academy from Feyenoord in 2016, has a promising future ahead of him but has yet to establish himself in the first team.

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was hired – initially on an interim basis – in December 2018, Chong was seen as one of the young players most likely to make the step up to the senior side as a regular. However, he has made only 16 appearances in all competitions and has yet to feature from the start in the Premier League.

Chong commits to United

Chong signed a new contract in March to keep him at the club until 2022, with the option to extend his stay for a further year. His loan to Werder should finally give him the opportunity to play regular first-team football and at top-flight level.

Werder preserved their status as a Bundesliga club in the relegation/promotion play-off against Heidenheim last month.