Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho gives pessimistic injury update

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Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho has instructed that he shall be sidelined for the foreseeable future with an ankle injury.

After initially being launched in its place versus Southampton on Sunday afternoon, Garnacho wanted to be withdrawn after sustaining the difficulty in a problem with Kyle Walker-Peters.

The teen was later seen sporting a protecting boot as he left Previous Trafford, the indication being that he had sustained greater than a knock.

When chatting with the media after the sport, head coach Erik ten Hag mentioned that he didn’t suppose that the injury was “too dangerous”.

Nonetheless, studies emerged on Tuesday that the difficulty was extra extreme than first anticipated, casting doubt over when the 18-year-old would subsequent be accessible.

West Ham United's Lucas Paqueta in action with Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho on March 1, 2023.

Garnacho, who had been as a result of characterize Argentina for the primary time throughout the worldwide break, has now spoken on the injury, hinting that he’ll nonetheless be absent when United start their fixtures in April.

On Instagram, Garnacho mentioned: “It’s tough to place into phrases how I am feeling proper now. Sadly I will be unable to assist my workforce and team-mates within the upcoming video games in what’s an important a part of the season for us at Manchester United.

“I’m dissatisfied to additionally miss the chance to be with my team-mates of the Argentinian Nationwide Staff in what would have been an awesome and proud second for me and my household.

“That is a part of soccer and our occupation, nevertheless, I’m already centered in my restoration. God has taught me to by no means quit and I’ll ensure I’m again stronger than ever!”.

Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho celebrates scoring their second goal on February 12, 2023.

Garnacho has been having fun with a wonderful first full season within the senior ranks, being supplied with 10 begins and 19 substitute outings in all competitions.

4 objectives and 4 assists have come from these appearances, and United are allegedly able to tie the prospect right down to a brand new long-term contract.

Within the brief time period, his absence is a blow to United who will already must make do with out Casemiro for the following 4 home matches, a results of his second sending off of the season within the sport with the Saints.

Nonetheless, the Brazilian is out there to characteristic within the Europa League on Thursday as United look to defend a 4-1 benefit versus Real Betis.