Manchester United have confirmed that midfielder Scott McTominay has undergone surgical procedure for an ongoing groin damage and dominated him out of Scotland’s squad forward of the upcoming worldwide break.
The 24-year-old began within the Red Devils’ 5-1 defeat of Leeds United on the opening day of the season, however might solely make the bench for the 1-1 draw with Southampton per week later.
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McTominay struggled to beat a groin problem that has brought about him severe discomfort, and Man Utd have confirmed that the Scottish star has undergone surgical procedure to resolve the downside.
“Scott has undergone surgery for an ongoing groin injury that caused significant pain while playing,” the membership stated in an official assertion.
“After making an attempt all the opposite remedy choices in the course of the pre-season, surgical procedure was thought of obligatory to resolve the downside.
– We hope to get him again quickly.
McTominay is a very important a part of Man Utd’s midfield, and his absence was felt within the draw towards the Saints. Solskjær admitted earlier than the match that the youth academy product “fought” and ultimately used him sparingly from the bench.
“Of course we would like to keep up continuity [in the side]”, Solskjær explained. “But Scott is combating an damage, hopefully we will get half an hour from him if wanted.”
The Scotland player will miss the Red Devils’ trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend and will then not be forced to play any role in the international break when the Tartan Army meets Denmark, Moldova and Austria in their rounds in the World Cup qualifiers.
Solskjaer will hope that McTominay shall be in form and accessible as quickly as potential when the Premier League returns, after counting on the midfielder throughout his time there. He made 32 league appearances for Man Utd final season and was concerned in all three of Scotland’s Euro 2020 clashes this summer season.