United provisionally without injured, Mata, Jones and Smalling
Manchester United will be it for now, have to do without Juan Mata, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling. The trio sits for a yet unknown period of time in the infirmary with the ‘Red Devils’.
Jones and Smalling should, according to manager José Mourinho “a long time” watch. The Portuguese does not exclude that the defenders this season, not more action for the number five of the Premier League.
Mourinho does not yet know how long he cannot appeal to the to his groin operated Mata, but leave in “due time” to know how the Spanish playmaker.
The 25-year-old Jones got injured on his toe during a training session of the English national team after a seemingly innocent collision with the calculated Smalling. This was lacking he was in the practice duel with Germany and the world cup qualifier with Lithuania.
Smalling hooked itself also during the interlandperiode. The 27-year-old centrumverdediger was spotted with a brace on his right leg, but it is unclear what exactly he is suffering from.
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Mourinho fears the two stoppers, however, for a long time to miss. “I don’t know how long exactly, but it is clear that for a long period of time. In regards to Paul Pogba, I have no idea”, he means the French midfielder, who is on the side with a hamstringkwetsuur.
In addition to Mata, Jones, Smalling and Pogba missing Saturday afternoon the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Another Herrera in the league game against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford.
Compared to the absence of the three, or the employability of captain Wayne Rooney. The attacker has recovered from his knee injury and returns after four duels back in the clash of the ‘Mancunians’.
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