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 return) shall be quickly but not for Monday. It’s not a bad injury, but I am not a doctor. I have to say it like a manager, not like a doctor. But I think he shall recover very quickly.

On Evans: Evans is coming back. He is fit to play.

On Phil Jones: Jones is coming back but not fit to play. He needs training sessions and maybe also matches in the second team. But he is coming back. He is fit to train.




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