Rapper Dave singles out young Man Utd star in record-breaking Central Cee collab Sunderland fans love

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Dave and Central Cee have rap fans in a frenzy with their latest release and it’s also caught the attention of Manchester United supporters.

Brit Award-winning rapper Dave has given a shoutout to young Manchester United star Amad Diallo in new track 'UK Rap' with Central Cee.

The two artists teamed up for new EP Split Decision, which smashed streaming records on release last week - lead single 'Sprinter' became the UK's most streamed song in a single day in 2023 so far and the most-streamed hip-hop song in the UK in a single day in Spotify history.

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However, it's another track on Split Decision that has caught the attention of football fans thanks to name checks for Diallo and other stars from the sport.

On 'UK Rap', Dave follows confessing he 'feels like Tony Soprano' and then rhymes the phrase 'a man-eater like Nelly Furtado' with the line: "Pay him 100 grand in the Sunderland, like Amad Diallo."

Across the EP, Dave also takes time to compare a lover's 'curve' to that of Andrea Pirlo, as well as showing love to Crystal Palace man Wilfried Zaha and Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr.

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Dave is an outspoken Red Devils fan, showing his love for the club on social media as well as mentioning the likes of Anthony Martial and Aaron Wan-Bissaka in previous tracks.

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While Amad Diallo may have only made nine appearances for the Manchester United first team, the 20-year-old clearly made an impression on the rapper while on loan at Sunderland last season.

The midfielder dazzled in the North East under Tony Mowbray with his 14 goals and four assists helping the club into the play-offs.

Mowbray has been outspoken about his desire to have the player back at the Stadium of Light, but many United fans hope to see the exciting prospect at Old Trafford next season.

After being knocked out of the play-offs last month, Diallo wrote on Instagram: "Hi guys, I know you are sad, we all are. A group of young guys who fought hard until the last minute, I can only be proud to have been part of this team.

"No regrets just proud of what each of us has become over the course of the season. Thank you for the love I will support you for the rest of my life. Haway the Lads."

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