Manchester United might be with out Raphael Varane resulting from a groin harm that leaves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer quick on choices at centre-back for a demanding few weeks.
The French defender suffered the harm throughout his nation’s 2-1 win over Spain on Sunday within the Nations League remaining.
“Raphael Varane sustained a groin muscle injury in the UEFA Nations League final and has commenced rehabilitation at the club,” United mentioned in a press release.
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“He will be out for a few weeks.”
United captain Harry Maguire can also be sidelined by a calf downside leaving Solskjaer with out his strongest centre-back pairing.
Eric Bailly, whose one look this season got here in a League Cup loss to West Ham, or Phil Jones, who has not performed since January 2020, might now begin Saturday’s journey to Leicester within the Premier League.
After a go to to the Foxes, the Red Devils face Atalanta at residence within the Champions League earlier than fixtures towards rivals Liverpool and Tottenham later this month.