Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United Injuries & Suspensions

All the latest information on injuries and suspensions in the Manchester United first-team squad, with updates taken directly from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s press conferences and pre- / post-match interviews.

Last updated: 16 September 2019

INJURIES

Paul Pogba has withdrawn from international duty following an injury sustained in United's 1-1 draw against Southampton. The France Football Federation announced on 3 September that the midfielder would not be able to play in his country's Euro 2020 qualifiers against Albania and Andorra due to an ankle problem.

Three days prior, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke about the condition of Paul in his post-match press conference. "He twisted his ankle quite badly but he will go away on international duty now and hopefully it’s not too bad," the manager said.

Paul Pogba in action.
Paul Pogba played the full 90 minutes against Southampton, but has since withdrawn from the France national team.

Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw are continuing their recovery following injuries sustained before the international breakThe duo both picked up knocks during our 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on 24 August and sat out the following match against Southampton.

Ole was asked about Martial in his pre-match press conference ahead of our game against Leicester City on 14 September and said: "We hope, as I've said, more can be ready for West Ham next week. Anthony is in that category. I think he'll be ready for then and I can't say more than that really."

Luke Shaw in action against Crystal Palace.
Luke Shaw was absent from our most recent match against Southampton, following an injury against Crystal Palace.

Diogo Dalot is yet to make his first competitive appearance of the season, as the Portuguese defender remains sidelined. The under-21 international featured in five of our six pre-season matches during the summer, however the youngster is yet to make a competitive appearance this term. Ole's last update on Diogo was on 23 August: "He’ll be out for a little while, hopefully he’ll be back for [the games] after the [September] international break. He’s had a problem for a couple of weeks."

Diogo Dalot in training for Manchester United.
Diogo Dalot is yet to be competitively involved for United this season.

Eric Bailly is expected to be out of action until the end of the year after injuring his knee in our pre-season friendly against Tottenham Hotspur. The Ivorian had missed the last part of the 2018/19 campaign, and the Africa Cup of Nations, after sustaining a knee injury in our 1-1 draw with Chelsea on 28 April.

When Ole spoke to the media after our match against Spurs on 25 July, he said: "He's had an operation and he'll miss the best part of four or five months, I would think. Hopefully we'll get him back around Christmas.

"It was positive news from the surgeon, he had the operation this morning. He was positive it was all repaired and that he’ll be fine."

Eric Bailly.
Eric Bailly pictured in training before picking up a knee injury against Tottenham Hotspur on 25 July.

 

SUSPENSIONS

There are no current suspensions for the Manchester United first team.

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