Manchester United goalkeeper is set to miss the Liverpool clash on Sunday after picking up an injury.
Manchester United shot-stopper David De Gea had to be taken off in the 60th minute of Spain’s Euro 2020 qualifier encounter against Sweden on Tuesday night, which finished in a 1-1 draw, and later was replaced by Kepa Arrizabalaga.
As per the reports, the United goalkeeper held his groin and dropped on the floor after clearing the ball and managed to walk from the field.
Spain head coach Robert Moreno later revealed that the United goalkeeper picked up a muscle injury that eventually forced him out of the game.
Moreno gives the statement after the match,
“De Gea was treated at the break and decided to continue. He has a puncture in the abductor.”
A statement was released after Spain vs Sweden encounter by Manchester United confirming David De Gea’s injury. It claims, that United’s manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer will share an update on his injury in the pre-match press conference on Friday.
It would be informed, If he indeed he ends up missing the clash against Liverpool then Argentine shot-stopper Sergio Romero United’s No. 2 will step in as the replacement for the Spaniard and is also expected to get his first league start of the season. While the third choice Lee Grant will take the step up to the bench.
David De Gea will undergo a medical test and have a full assessment in Manchester on Wednesday. However, The groin injury of the 29-year-old is understood not to be very serious.
Solskjaer will hope to get some good news on United’s star injury. The Red Devils struggle to maintain their place in the Premier League. United have to deal with the piles of problems ahead of the Premier League clash against their great rivals Liverpool this weekend.
Ole Gunner Solskjaer side have to manage without David De Gea and also without Paul Pogba who has been hampered by an ankle injury this season and has played only twice for United in September.
As United will be without two of its Star player and stands twelfth in the Premier League table needs a miracle to turn the table around and mark a win against Liverpool.