Manchester United Fans would have bitten their fingernails while watching Raphael Varane go down and get out in the Nations League final against Spain.
The French international is now expected to be out for a few weeks with groin problems and the Premier League giants face a tricky series of games that just got more complicated in his absence.
With Harry maguire already dealt with their own injury problems, VaraneThe setback is just the latest in coaching Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Headache.
Missing out on Varane for a couple of weeks
“Raphael Varane suffered a groin muscle injury in the UEFA Nations League final and started rehabilitation at the club “, read on Manchester United Statement on Tuesday.
“He’ll be out for a couple of weeks.”
Manchester United are about to play big games
The injury could hardly have come at a worse time for him Solskjaer and Manchester United. Last season’s Europa League finalists face six tough opponents in their next six games in what is sure to be a crucial month for the club, which has already had complications this season.
Leicester City are first after the international break, ahead of United hosts Atalanta in the Champions League and then bitter rivals Liverpool. travel to Tottenham and Atalanta follow that before hosting Manchester city at Old Trafford in the first Manchester derby of the season.
Then comes the international break in November, after which it goes on Watford, Villarreal, Chelsea and Arsenal before December comes.