Manchester United XI vs Newcastle: planned roster, squad news, injuries, latest Covid for Premier League
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Fter their previous two Premier League games against Brentford and Brighton have been postponed due to Covid, Manchester United are expected to resume operations on Monday.
Ralf Rangnick has revealed that after only having 11 players available during their Covid troubles, he now had virtually a full squad to choose from ahead of their game against Newcastle.
Paul Pogba is the only United player still absent with the return of Edinson Cavani and Raphael Varane to the squad.
“Yes, as you know we had last week, the last training session Thursday, that day we had eight outfielders and three goalkeepers, and then we closed the training ground for four days in order to break the chain, ”Rangnick said Thursday.
“Today was the third day of training this week, we started on Tuesday, we trained yesterday and today.
“Today we had 25 outfielders. Paul Pogba is the only one missing, everyone was on board. The development of the past week has been extremely positive.
While it’s important not to instantly assume that those who have tested positive for Covid will be back on track, perhaps their recent break in games has given the German some time.
Indeed, he admitted his side weren’t good enough when they won over Norwich last time around and, although Newcastle are hardly in a rich vein in form, have proven that they can at least cause problems. against Liverpool.
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