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Manchester United team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Leicester City

Sports Mole rounds up all of Manchester United's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Tuesday's Premier League clash with Leicester City.

Manchester United will once again hope to delay Manchester City's coronation as Premier League champions when they welcome Leicester City to Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side enjoyed yet another comeback victory at the weekend as they prevailed 3-1 at Aston Villa, with Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani netting in the second 45 after Bertrand Traore's opener.

The Red Devils are now 10 points behind Man City with a game in hand, but defeat to Leicester would hand their arch rivals the title for the 2020-21 campaign.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Man United's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest.


Harry Maguire

Manchester United's Harry Maguire goes off injured against Aston Villa in the Premier League on May 9, 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: Unknown

Harry Maguire's ever-present run in the United team came to an end as he was forced off with a suspected ankle injury in the second half at Villa Park. Solskjaer will hope that his captain is not sidelined for too long, but the 48-hour turnaround makes it extremely difficult to see him featuring against Leicester.


Anthony Martial

France's Anthony Martial receives medical attention on March 28, 2021© Reuters

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

Anthony Martial is making good progress from the serious knee injury he sustained on international duty with France, but it is still too early to see the forward return to the pitch.


Daniel James

Manchester United's Daniel James celebrates scoring their fourth goal in the Europa League on February 18, 2021© Reuters

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

Martial's fellow attacker Daniel James is struggling with an unspecified issue, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that the Welshman will be out for "a little while".


Phil Jones

Manchester United defender Phil Jones pictured in January 2020© Reuters

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

Phil Jones continues to recover from a serious knee problem, and with the defender not expected to play before the end of the season, he may have pulled on a United shirt for the final time.


MANCHESTER UNITED'S SUSPENSION LIST

Man United have no players suspended for this match.


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