Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Eric Bailly will miss three to 4 weeks of motion after struggling an harm on worldwide obligation with Ivory Coast.
The 26-year-old was substituted within the 70th minute throughout his nation’s conflict with Belgium final week however he allayed any harm fears on Instagram, claiming the sub was on account of fatigue. Bailly performed 90 minutes in opposition to Japan 5 days later.
Bailly was an unused substitute in United’s Premier League win in opposition to Newcastle however he didn’t journey to Paris for the Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain.
Talking after the sport on the Parc des Princes, Solskjaer confirmed Bailly would spend three to 4 weeks on the sidelines with a muscle harm which means he’ll miss plenty of key fixtures.
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Solskjaer’s timeline means Bailly might be unavailable for choice in opposition to Chelsea, RB Leipzig, Arsenal, Istanbul Basaksehir and Everton earlier than making a return following the November worldwide break. He might return in opposition to West Brom on the weekend starting November 21.
United captain Harry Maguire was additionally absent from the win in opposition to PSG however Solskjaer was filled with reward for Axel Tuanzebe who impressed in his first aggressive look since December 2019.
Solskjaer stated: “Eric has a muscle harm, we expect possibly three or 4 weeks, possibly after the worldwide break he’ll be again.”