Report: Dinamo boss tells Croatian press Henriquez won't go back to Manchester United

Manchester United striker Angelo Henriquez is currently on loan at Dinamo Zagreb.

Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic has revealed that on-fire Manchester United loanee Angelo Henriquez won't go back to his parent club unless they choose not to sign him permanently, speaking to Croatian paper HRSport.

The Chilean international joined the Red Devils from Universidad de Chile in the summer of 2012 after impressing in the South American Copa Libertadores.

After spells at Wigan Athletic and Real Zaragoza of Spain, Henriquez was again allowed to leave on loan by current boss Louis van Gaal in the summer, joining Dinamo Zagreb for the season.

His future with United, however, has long been in doubt after it became clear that his loan deal with the Croatian champions involves an option to purchase the player permanently at the end of the campaign.

This season, the 20-year-old has been in fine form and has netted seven league goals in 12 matches, prompting Dinamo fans to worry about a possible United recall.

Mamic, however, has allayed such fears by revealing that the club have a near €1.5 million agreement to buy him before alluding that a contract has already been signed. 

“Taking Henriquez depends on us, not on Manchester United," Mamic told HRSport. "We took him with the right of first refusal, which stands at around €1.5 million, and we have already signed a contract with him for the summer. There is no longer any doubt, he is ours and the story is resolved."

Henriquez never played a professional match for United, with a pre-season friendly goal against AIK being his most memorable moment in a red shirt.

He has played a total of 18 matches for Dinamo in all competitions this season, scoring 15 goals including three in the Europa League.

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