Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick will need a full squad if his side are to finish in the top four this season and multiple injuries on international duty will not improve their chances
Manchester United defender Raphael Varane has shown he is fully fit after picking up an injury on international duty with France.
The central defender was replaced by arsenal ‘s William Saliba against Ivory Coast in the 58th minute last Friday, with many Red Devils fans fearing a worst-case scenario. Paul Pogba also had to be substituted towards the end of the game after suffering a foot injury.
United are currently in sixth place First Leaguefour points behind Arsenal who occupy the final Champions League Job. A place in the top four would be quite an achievement for the Old Trafford side considering how poor they have been this season and will ensure their new manager can attract top talent to the squad.
And Varane has shown he’s perfectly fine after the game and will even be available for France’s friendly against South Africa on Tuesday night. He said: “I’m 100% for tomorrow. It was a hit, but it was just painful.”
Varane’s first season in England will certainly not have gone like the first real Madrid The defender had planned to have suffered injuries and signed Covid, making just 17 appearances for United. Along with captain Harry Maguire in defence, the two have struggled to consistently contain opposing attackers but this season there have been occasional glimmers of quality from Varane.
However, Pogba might not be available for United clash leicester City at the weekend when Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps revealed the midfielder would have to sit out training to assess his injury. He explained: “Paul Pogba will miss training (on Monday night). We will see tomorrow with the medical staff if they (he and Tchouaméni) are available tomorrow evening.”
Pogba is out of contract at the end of the season and unlikely to pen a new deal and stay at the Theater of Dreams. The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to some of Europe’s biggest clubs, with prospects possibly excited at the prospect of signing a naturally gifted midfielder on a free transfer.
the previous juventus Star has struggled for consistency since his £89.3million return to United in 2016 but has shown there are few better midfielders in world football when he’s on form – his new side simply have to be able to ensure that they find it. Version’ of Pogba week after week.
Barcelona, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are all said to be in the market for the No. 6, although there have been no solid reports on who the player wants to join at the end of the season. Sky Sports have also said there are two other Premier League clubs interested in Pogba and monitoring his situation at United newcastle expects to be one of those sides as they have tremendous support from their new Saudi owners, who want the Magpies to regain their status as one of the top clubs in England.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/man-utd-injury-varane-pogba-26581495 Raphael Varane responds to injury fears after Man Utd duo injured on international duty