- Facundo Pellistri was waiting for permission to travel to Granada ahead of a loan
- The go-ahead has now been given and the winger is set to seal his next move
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Manchester United winger Facundo Pellistri has been given the all-clear to join Granada on loan today.
However, the green light has now been awarded and the move appears imminent.
The 22-year-old had wanted the Granada move so that he could link up with coach and fellow Uruguayan Alexander Medina but Ten Hag was keen to ensure he had cover in the shape of young wingers Amad Diallo and Omari Forson.
Both forwards have also been the subject of interest from other clubs.
Facundo Pellistri has been given the go-ahead from Manchester United to sign for Granada
Erik ten Hag wanted to make sure he has adequate cover before letting Pellistri leave on loan
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Granada are willing to make the move a permanent one in the summer.
Pellistri had been still in Manchester as of midday Tuesday as he awaited clearance from the club to board a plane.
A flight was scheduled for 3pm in readiness and some of his representatives are already in Spain preparing to meet him.
Pellistri has made 14 outings for United this season but has mostly been limited to coming off the bench.
United signed him as an 18-year-old from Uruguayan side Penarol for £10m in 2020.
The winger signed a five-year deal upon joining but has since struggled to make a permanent impression on the first team.
Pellistri has already completed a couple of loan spells in Spain with Deportivo Alaves in previous seasons.
His competitive debut finally came in the EFL Cup against Charlton in January 2023, when he came on as a substitute and got an assist.