Manchester United defender set for ‘several week’ absence

first_img Matteo Darmian 1 Louis van Gaal confirms Matteo Darmian has a dislocated shoulder and will be out for “several weeks”. #mufc— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 13, 2016center_img Matteo Darmian is set for a spell on the sidelines, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed. The Italian right-back sustained the injury in the first-half of the defeat at Sunderland, his 29th appearance for the club this season since arriving in the summer.The Dutch boss confirmed he has a disclocated shoulder and is set to be out for ‘several weeks’. He said: “When you analyse the things that have happened to Manchester United his season, it’s unbelievable.“Another full-back who is injured and we don’t have many full-backs left.”His absence will come as a cruel blow for Van Gaal and United, as his side have been hit by a number of injuries – in defence in particular, and they remain six points adrift of fourth spot in the Premier League. last_img read more