“That’s his preferred position,” said the 47-year-old.
“He is good at finding space, he can go inside and outside and he will get the time to prove that he is the one.
“Along the way we have got Mason [Greenwood], Marcus [Rashford], Daniel [James], Juan [Mata] and Paul [Pogba] has played there, so we have options but I think when you look at the squad and you look at Amad and you think, yeah, that’s probably where we will work to fit you in.”
Solskjaer has also previously hinted a Diallo debut for the first team isn’t too far away, saying: “It might be quicker than that [two or three months].
“I can’t see it being too long until he’s in the squad.