Rather appropriately with Valentines Day looming, Manchester United included young Donald Love in their match day squad for the game with Sunderland today.
Donald Love on at right back for the injured Darmian. Expect lots f passion from Mr Love…#MUFC
— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) February 13, 2016
The 21-year old defender was introduced in place of Matteo Darmian as the Red Devils continue to be dogged by injuries to their full-backs.
The Italian now joins Antonio Valencia, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young and Marcos Rojo as key options in such a berth to be ruled out.
Donald Love looks v comfortable on the ball. You can't hurry love…
— kevin mitchell (@kevinmitchell50) February 13, 2016
The academy graduate has seriously impressed fans on social media after making his shock debut in the top flight.
Donald Love debut, a day before The Valentines.. Love is everywhere.. #mufc
— Sasha Satyagraha (@Just_sasha) February 13, 2016
I can't wait for donald love's first aerial battle so we can say 'love is in the air!)…just terrible
— Ciaran Crichlow (@CiaranCrichlow) February 13, 2016
Even more impressive perhaps, is the number of puns being banded around as a result of Love’s excellence, on this of all weekends.
A true romantic would have gone with a Blind-Love pairing today. #LVGOUT
— Jack (@JackEC_mufc) February 13, 2016
Included are some of the best puns on Twitter for the latest United academy graduate.
Donald Love comes on for his Man Utd debut.
Man Utd are level. Coincidence? pic.twitter.com/HyDvlTdU3F
— bet365 (@bet365) February 13, 2016
The Scottish under-21 international also shares his name with an infamous character in Grand Theft Auto 3, much to the delight of social media users.
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) February 13, 2016