Scott McTominay, Man United midfielder, set for weeks on sidelines with ankle problem

Scott McTominay, Man United midfielder, set for weeks on sidelines with ankle problem

- Scott McTominay was forced out while in action against Brighton with a suspected ankle ligament damage

- The injury could see him out of action for up to four weeks, meaning he will miss crucial fixtures including Spurs and Man City

- McTominay has been an integral squad member in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's set up

Man United have been dealt a massive injury blow in Scott McTominay who is said to have picked an ankle injury during Brighton clash on Sunday, November 10.

McTominay has been one of United's most standout performers this season, with only centre-half Harry Maguire having played more minutes than the Scottish.

The midfielder was a doubt for the game against the Seagulls after injuring his foot in Thursday’s 3-0 Europa League win over Partizan.

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However, he managed to shake off the foot problem, playing an important role in United's 3-1 victory over the sea-side club.

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But the 22-year-old had to be taken off in the dying stages of the clash with suspected ankle ligament damage.

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And although he was initially able to make his way to the sidelines without any help, he eventually required a stretcher to leave the pitch.

According to a UK Metro report, the Scot could now be out for up to four weeks after an initial examination on the extent of the injury.

That period would see him miss crucial fixtures including Sheffield United, Aston Villa, Astana,Tottenham, and Manchester City.

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Unlike Spurs, Chelsea appear to have turned around their fortunes, with the side on a seven-game winning streak.

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