Key Juventus man set to miss Man United clash with injury: report

Manchester United’s attentions turn back towards Champions League football on Tuesday night, as the Red Devils play host to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus.

Ahead of that game, Jose Mourinho has been given one less problem to worry about. According to the Daily Mirror, Emre Can will miss the clash with injury, as he’s set to undergo surgery on a thyroid that’s troubling him.

The double-header against the Old Lady could well determine who tops this Champions League group. Winning your home games in these situations is crucial. We have to hold our own and set down a marker.

Can’s absence certainly makes things easier for the likes of Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba, who’ll be looking to win the battle in the middle of the park to set United well on their way in a crunch match.

Juventus currently have an edge as they’ve two wins from two while United go into the match with one win and a draw, but, if we go out there and put in a dominant performance, we’d be sitting pretty at the top of the three at the group stage half-way mark…


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