Injury news for United – Rooney, Fellaini, Shaw, Smalling and more
Ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Manchester United this weekend, we have been assessing the latest news on the injury front for both sides.
Arsenal have already been hit with at least one injury blow during the current international break following the confirmation that Hector Bellerin will be sidelined for over a month with an ankle injury.
However, Manchester United appears to be dealing with more bad news heading into Saturday’s crunch clash with several key players unlikely to play a part.
Wayne Rooney is a huge doubt for this weekend’s affair after withdrawing from international duty with England at the start of this week.
After missing out against Swansea, Luke Shaw managed to feature in a practice match against the club’s Under-23 team at United’s Carrington training ground.
Midfield regular Marouane Fellaini has suffered an injury while on duty with the Belgium national team and the 28-year-old is now set to undergo a fitness test on Friday.
Online betting tips from online-betting.me.uk will have you assured enough to bet that Chris Smalling, who has a toe problem, will not be in action on Sunday.
Eric Bailly has begun his rehabilitation after knee surgery while Antonio Valencia is still nursing an arm injury he suffered against Manchester City.
Completing the list of expected absentees for this weekend is Zlatan Ibrahimovic who will be serving a one-match ban after receiving his fifth yellow card of the season against Swansea City.