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Freiburg have yet to confirm a loan deal for Manchester United full-back Fabio da Silva, but were complimentary of him.
"Of course. I am aware of the quality of Manchester United's Fabio," Freiburg director Klemens Hartenbach said, as per Kicker (h/t Sky Sports). "Still it's all I would like to say on that transfer speculation."
Hartenbach was responding to reports suggesting Freiburg and United had agreed upon a loan deal for Fabio, as per Jamie Jackson at the Guardian.
Would Fabio play in defence for Freiburg?
Both their full-backs, Oliver Sorg and Christian Gunter, are German youth internationals.
Freiburg are headed for a relegation play-off, but defence is not their primary concern, as they have conceded one fewer goal (10) than Borussia Dortmund (11) in the last six Bundesliga games.