United's Macheda loaned to Stuttgart

United's Macheda loaned to Stuttgart

Published Jan. 24, 2013 12:00 a.m. ET

The Bundesliga club Stuttgart has signed striker Federico Macheda from Manchester United on loan until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old Italian already has trained with Stuttgart, which plays Bayern Munich on Sunday in the Bundesliga.

Macheda is the second player to arrive in Stuttgart during the January transfer period after defender Felipe Lopes from Wolfsburg.