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‘I will keep fighting’ Dalot sends warning to Wan-Bissaka over right back spot

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Diogo Dalot has sent a warning to teammate Wan-Bissaka over the right back spot at United.

Dalot expects to provide competition to Wan-Bissaka over the coming weeks.

United defender Diogo Dalot has sounded a warning call to Wan-Bissaka over the right back position at the club.

United invested heavily in Bissaka over the summer and as expected he has become a first-team regular under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

However, Dalot insists he is back to full fitness and is ready to challenge Wan-Bissaka for a first-team berth.

Making only 29 appearances over 18 months, injuries have plagued Dalot’s career at United.

That occurrence has been the same this season but Dalot is back to full fitness and opened his goal account for United in a 6-0 FA Cup fourth round win over Tranmere.

In the Premier League so far, the 20-year-old has seen only two appearances and 67 minutes of action.

He is now hoping for more game-time.

Dalot told United Review of his ambition: “Man United is always a tough place to play and the competition will always be there.

“And I’m making sure that Aaron will have competition as well and I will have competition when I might get my chance to play.

“That’s what keeps you strong at this level. Now it’s about keeping on working hard and hoping to get my opportunities and then grab them.

“I will keep fighting for the team and I want to keep pushing hard because I know I can play a lot of games here.

“Like I said in pre-season, I want to make a statement and fight for my position, and I want to show everyone that I can be a good right-back here.”