Scott McTominay hands Man United huge boost ahead of Chelsea clash

Scott McTominay hands Man United huge boost ahead of Chelsea clash

- Scott McTominay takes part in Man United's warm-weather training

- The 23-year-old has been out of action since his side's 4-1 win over Newcastle United on Boxing Day

_ McTominay was earlier sighted in training with other United stars

Manchester United have been handed a huge boost ahead of their Premier League clash against Chelsea next weekend.

The Red Devils have been recked with series of injuries with Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba out of the crunch clash.

Both teams need maximum points in the game to advance their course to finish top four at the end of the season.

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Chelsea currently sit fourth on the log with 41 points after 25 games, while United dropped to eighth on the table after their barren draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Daily Mail, however, reports that Scott McTominay has joined the first team in their warm-weather training planned to help the players regain fitness.

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The midfielder was originally meant to miss the trip, just like Pogba but he was later sighted alongside all other teammates during their session earlier today.

Winter signing Nathan Bishop was also part of the exercise having sealed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Old Trafford side.

The 23-year-old has made 17 Premier League appearances with three goals and one assist credited to his name.

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It is unsure if the midfielder will play any part of his side's game against Chelsea on February 17, but his return to training will help Solksjaer prepare better for the meeting.

Bruno Fernandes has made his debut for United in their goalless draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers, it is left to be seen if Nigerian star Odion Ighalo would get his first against the Blues.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United star Scott McTominay seems excited about the progress made by Odion Ighalo and Bruno Fernandes since they joined the club last month.

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Unlike the Portuguese midfielder, the Nigerian star is yet to make his debut for the Red Devils having completed his six months loan deal on transfer deadline day.

The former Watford star who has been handed Antonio Valencia's number 25 jersey was earlier this week filmed doing intense training in the gym.

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