United recall star from Cardiff

Drinkwater set for new loan spell

Drinkwater: United recall

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Skysports.com understands Manchester United have recalled Danny Drinkwater from his loan spell at Cardiff.

Drinkwater joined Cardiff on a season-long loan from United in the summer after the Bluebirds won the race for the highly-rated midfielder.

However, Drinkwater has struggled to feature regularly in Dave Jones' side this season, making just 12 appearances in the first team.

United have now recalled the 20-year-old early from his loan stint in Wales as they want to him to be playing regularly so that he can get valuable first-team action his belt.

The news has alerted a number of clubs in the Championship and League One who are now trying to agree a loan deal with United for the England youth international.