Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has this night offered a quick replace on the harm picked up by Alexis Sanchez on the weekend.
Man United Three-2 Southampton
The Purple Devils welcomed Southampton to Previous Trafford on Saturday afternoon, for a Premier League conflict.
United headed into proceedings conscious that a Three-point haul would see them leapfrog Arsenal again into the English top-flight’s top-Four, after the Gunners had been held to a 1-1 draw by Tottenham at Wembley earlier within the day.
And reclaim their place within the top-Four was exactly what the Manchester giants managed following the 90 minutes at Previous Trafford, albeit by the use of a surprisingly hard-fought Three-2 win.
Romelu Lukaku was the star of the present for United, bagging an 88th-minute winner so as to add to his first on the hour-mark.
9 – In opposition to no facet has Romelu Lukaku scored extra Premier League objectives than he has versus Southampton (9 – stage with West Ham). Routine.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 2, 2019
Nonetheless, whereas Saturday’s outing in Manchester proved a constructive one result-wise for the Purple Devils, they had been additionally dealt one more blow on the personnel entrance.
With the likes of Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Anthony Martial and extra already on the sidelines, Alexis Sanchez was pressured off with a knee downside early within the second-half.
And subsequent updates during the last 48 hours since prompt that the 30-year-old was set for an prolonged spell on the sidelines, with the timeframe for Sanchez’s return set someplace between 6 and eight weeks:
Alexis Sánchez estará fuera de seis a ocho semanas. Contó el kine de la selección Pedro Oñate a El Mercurio.
— Maks Cárdenas (@MaksCardenas) March Four, 2019
‘A foul knee harm’
As such, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has this night offered the primary official announcement on the extent of Sanchez’s knee downside, with the United boss having confirmed that the Chilean attacker seems to be set for ‘4 to 6 weeks’ out of motion:
‘He is perhaps out for, it was a nasty knee harm, so whether it is 4 weeks or six weeks. Hopefully, he’ll get better rapidly.’
Ole’s newest replace options information on:
🔻 @Alexis_Sanchez‘s health
🔻 The #MUFC children who travelled to Paris
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 5, 2019
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