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Van Gaal: Rooney will play against Southampton

Louis van Gaal has got good news on the injury front. After previously ruling out Wayne Rooney, the manager has confirmed that the captain will be available for Monday’s game against Southampton and Angel di Maria isn’t far behind him. On Rooney: The news is very good, he shall play. On Di Maria: It (his [...]

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Rojo and Falcao back but Shaw is out

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could return to the 18 man squad for this weekend’s game against Hull, but Luke Shaw is out for a few weeks yet. We have to wait and see until the last training session of course. It’s always difficult to say but we have [...]

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Evans: Don’t know what to do about these freak injuries

Manchester United have suffered from more injuries than any other club in the league this season, particularly in defence. Jonny Evans has revealed they are unsure what to do about these “freak injuries”. Players don’t get injured on purpose. There have been injuries with the odd hamstring or groin, there have been quite a few [...]

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LvG: Di Maria and De Gea will face Arsenal but Shaw and Carrick might not

Louis van Gaal has given an update on United’s injury status following a fairly disastrous International break for United. Daley Blind is out for weeks, whilst Luke Shaw and Michael Carrick are doubts. On the upside, David de Gea and Angel di Maria should be available. It’s difficult to say if anyone is back because [...]

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Falcao: Media have no credibility after reporting on my injury

This afternoon, Louis van Gaal confirmed that Radamel Falcao will be out of action for a further two weeks with a calf injury. The striker says that he is feeling better and will be ready to play soon, despite reports in the press suggesting that he was suffering with a reoccurrence of his knee injury. [...]

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Shaw a doubt for Arsenal after playing on injured

During this International break, Manchester United have seen David de Gea, Michael Carrick and Daley Blind all pick up injuries. Angel di Maria was hurt after a tackle from Nani in Portugal’s game against Argentina last night and is therefore a doubt for this weekend’s game against Arsenal. Luke Shaw, United’s only left-back in the [...]

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De Gea on bench for Spain’s game last night

Following reports that David de Gea could be out for a month following dislocating his finger, he was named on the bench in Spain’s 3-0 win over Belarus yesterday. Isco, Busquets and Pedro were all on the scoresheet for the Spaniards. Whilst there are no further updates on the extent of De Gea’s injury, you [...]

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Spain to assess De Gea’s injury

David De Gea will have to wait a bit longer to make his mark as Spain’s #1 following an injury he picked up in their final training session ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus. De Gea has dislocated his finger and some reports have suggested he could be out of action for up [...]

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Five key thoughts from United 1-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace to move up to sixth position in the fledgling Premier League table. Substitute Juan Mata’s second half strike was enough to seal all three points for the Red Devils who had previously gone three games without a win. The result is Louis Van Gaal’s fourth [...]

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STATS: United’s injuries this season

STATS: United’s injuries this season
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Rojo could be back in less than six weeks

Louis van Gaal has claimed that Marcos Rojo could be back in less than six weeks after confirming surgery isn’t required to fix his dislocated shoulder. Marcos dislocated his shoulder but did it in a positive way. We don’t need to operate on him. It’s a relief but maybe, with this injury, it is very [...]

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Herrera breaks rib

Ander Herrera has been ruled out for the next few weeks with a fractured rib that he sustained in United’s victory over West Ham at the weekend. Having scored two goals in four games, putting in impressive performances in the centre of the park, his absence is a huge blow. A real shame this injury, [...]

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LvG ready to give more youngsters their debut

Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Jonny Evans are all missing this weekend’s game through injury. Tyler Blackett, who Louis van Gaal gave his debut to this season, is unavailable after being sent off against Leicester. The manager might be able to bring together a back four of Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Daley Blind and Rafael [...]

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RvP Won’t Miss World Cup

Following an injury-plagued season, there were fears that Robin van Persie might miss the World Cup after being taken off at half-time in Holland’s 2-0 win over Wales. Van Persie has revealed to reporters in Holland that they should have nothing to worry about. “I wouldn’t call it an injury,” he said. “It built up [...]

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Van Persie out for 6 weeks?

In David Moyes’ press conference yesterday he confirmed that Robin van Persie had returned to Holland to work on his thigh injury. Last night on Twitter, someone edited a journalists tweet to say that Van Persie could be out until March, and this rumour quickly spread. Some of the papers this morning are now suggesting, [...]

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