Manchester United defender in talks with Portsmouth over loan move

Manchester United defender Di-Shon Bernard is in talks with Portsmouth about a loan move. This becomes one of many potential loan moves that could involve the Red Devils on deadline day.

According to the Daily Mail, Bernard is having discussions over a third loan move away from Manchester United after previously impressing at Salford City and Hull City.

The defender made his United debut in November 2019, against Astana in the Europa League, but has not featured for the first team since.

After proving himself with Salford City in League Two and with Hull City in the Championship, it feels like Bernard dropping back down to League One to simply gain more first team experience.

Hopefully a successful stint at Pompey over the next six months leads to something down the line — whether that is at Old Trafford or elsewhere.

Bernard is best suited to the centre-back role, although he has been known to play at right-back too.

United have sent several players on loan in January and we wouldn’t rule out more exits on deadline day. Shola Shoretire has joined Bolton Wanderers, while Charlie Savage signed for Forest Green Rovers.

Meanwhile, Ondrej Mastny has joined Portadown on loan until the end of the season.

More updates on Bernard when we have them.

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