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 would presume it is not as bad as first thought if he could be named as a substitute.

With less than a week until United’s next game against Arsenal, we’ll have to wait and see whether he is able to play or not. Spain play Germany on Tuesday so that might give us a further clue.

Anders Lindegaard would be set to make his first appearance in six months if De Gea is unavailable, unless United offer a contract to Victor Valdes, who has been regaining his fitness at Carrington over the past few weeks.

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