Well, our international injury curse strikes again. Manchester United confirmed last week that Phil Jones had been injured in England training and would return to the club, now a second player is on his way back to the Aon Training Complex.
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Manchester United Football Club take on FC Rostov at Old Trafford this evening, with a place in the Europa League quarter-final at stake for the winner. Jose Mourinho’s men took the lead out in Russia through Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but the hosts levelled up in the second half.
The first dreaded international break of 2017 is rapidly closing in, with Manchester United set to go on a two-week hiatus following the Middlesbrough game this weekend. Before that, was the announcement of the squad from boss Gareth Southgate.
It was always going to be tough going out in Russia, and when the state of the pitch became evident, things looked even harder. However, Jose Mourinho’s men managed to come away with a 1-1 draw, which isn’t too bad when all things are considered.
Manchester United Football Club had a cracking weekend of football, with Jose Mourinho’s men winning, whilst both Liverpool and Arsenal dropped crucial points. The gap on the top four is just two points now, and we’re really putting the pressure on.
Manchester United scraped into the final of the newly-renamed EFL Cup this evening, as they lost 2-1 to Hull City on the night but managed to squeeze through 3-2 on aggregate. Jose Mourinho’s men looked really lethargic on the evening, and that certainly won’t fill the boss with confidence.
Manchester United take on West Bromwich Albion tomorrow, in a game that Jose Mourinho’s men desperately need to win to continue their rise up the table. Today, the manager met the media of the world to discuss all things about the upcoming game – but high on the list of priorities was injuries.
Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur this weekend, with Jose Mourinho’s men looking to finally end their Old Trafford drawing streak in the league; which currently stands at four. The game won’t be easy, though, with Pochettino’s men playing some nice football on occasion.
Manchester United are in an odd situation at the moment. The lads are playing some excellent football, and there has been some impressive displays, but the results haven’t been ideal. At least the fans can see where Jose Mourinho is taking us, and we’re definitely headed in the right direction.
Manchester United’s injury-hit last month or so just seems to be getting worse. Jose Mourinho is already without the services of Eric Bailly and Antonio Valencia for the long-term, and now, another defender has seemingly been caught by the bug.