Hannibal Mejbri is expected to leave Manchester United on loan this summer with four Championship clubs interested, according to Sky Sports.

The 19-year-old has featured in Erik ten Hag’s last two pre-season games but it looks like the Red Devils have decided to send the teenager out on loan.

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The Tunisian international was the subject of several Championship loan inquiries last season, but Birmingham, West Brom, Millwall and Middlesbrough are all interested in signing the youngster this time around.

Hannibal, who was signed by United from Monaco three years ago, made two Premier League appearances last season.

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His first was a fiery cameo appearance against fierce rivals Liverpool, which drew praise from club legend Gary Neville, and he made first senior start for the club on the last day of the season against Crystal Palace.

Hannibal Mejbri expected to leave Manchester United on loan

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As well as interest from Championship sides, the 16-time Tunisia international is also attracting interest from Portuguese side Braga, who like United have qualified for the Europa League, and two Spanish clubs.

Sky Sports report that a decision on Hannibal’s loan destination is expected early this week.

The same report states that Erik ten Hag and his coaching staff have been happy with Hannibal’s performances in matches and in training.

United’s number 46 looks set to have a big future at the club and gaining experience out on loan will only aid his development.

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Potentially playing week in, week out in the Championship will test and improve Hannibal and he’ll be hoping to have a similar influential impact in the second tier of English football to that of James Garner.

Garner played an influential role in helping Nottingham Forest secure promotion back up to the Premier League and the England Under-21 international made his first appearance under Ten Hag in yesterday’s 2-2 draw against Aston Villa.

Another talented youngster who looks set to depart Manchester United on loan is Alvaro Fernandez who watched Preston North End play Leicester City amid a potential loan move.

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