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Manchester United team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Crystal Palace

Sports Mole rounds up Manchester United's injury and suspension news ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

Ralf Rangnick will lead Manchester United for the first time on Sunday afternoon, as the Red Devils welcome Crystal Palace to Old Trafford in the Premier League.

The club's new interim manager watched the 20-time English champions record a 3-2 victory over Arsenal on Thursday evening, which moved them into seventh spot in the table.

Man United are now just three points behind fourth-placed West Ham United and will be determined to make it back-to-back wins in the league after a difficult run of results in England's top flight.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the team's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest with Palace, who currently occupy 11th position in the table.


Paul Pogba

Manchester United's Paul Pogba walks off the pitch after being sent off on October 24, 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: Unknown

Paul Pogba is still out with the thigh injury that he picked up while on international duty with France, and he is not expected to be back on the field until the early stages of 2022.


Raphael Varane

Manchester United's Raphael Varane in action on September 11, 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

Raphael Varane is making excellent progress in his recovery from a hamstring problem, but the France international will not be considered for selection against Palace.


Luke Shaw

Manchester United's Luke Shaw walks off the pitch on November 7, 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Concussion
Possible return date: December 5 (vs. Palace)

Luke Shaw has recently been absent after suffering two blows to the head in quick succession, and he remains a doubt for this match, with Man United being cautious over his return to the side.


Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani pictured for Manchester United on August 29, 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: December 5 (vs. Palace)

Edinson Cavani was again absent against Arsenal on Thursday night, as he battles a tendon problem, but the Uruguay international has a chance of being available for this match.


Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Aaron Wan-Bissaka in action for Manchester United in October 2021© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Hand
Possible return date: December 5 (vs. Palace)

Aaron Wan-Bissaka missed out against Arsenal on Thursday due to a hand injury, but the right-back could be passed fit to feature against his former club this weekend.


Nemanja Matic

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic pictured on July 18, 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: December 5 (vs. Palace)

Nemanja Matic was absent against Arsenal due to a hamstring issue, and it seems unlikely that the Serbia international will recover in time to face the Eagles.


MAN UNITED'S SUSPENSION LIST

Man United have no suspension issues ahead of this contest.


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