Man United line up v Arsenal: Spain international to return? Plus Falcao’s latest setback

first_imgLouis Van Gaal delivered mixed news for Manchester United fans suggesting David De Gea and Michael Carrick could be fit to face to Arsenal tomorrow, but Radamel Falcao is facing two more weeks on the sidelines with a calf injury.Following the international break, the club reported up to 12 players who could be absent for the Red Devils’ Premier League clash with Arsenal – live and exclusive on talkSPORT, Saturday, from 5pm.Daley Blind suffered a serious knee injury in the Netherlands’ 6-0 win over Latvia and is expected to be out until the new year, while defenders Marcos Rojo, Rafael, Phil Jones and Jonny Evans are still on the treatment table. Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard are both long-term absentees.Van Gaal has question marks over Luke Shaw and Carrick, while De Gea returned to training yesterday and could return barring any ruccurence of a finger injury which ruled him out of international duty.Here’s an injured XI based on United’s injury woes from this week:Van Gaal also confirmed that Monaco loanee Falcao suffered a new injury in training, leading to questions over the Colombian’s long-term fitness.The 28-year-old has made just five appearances, scoring once for the Red Devils since his deadline day arrival and he has missed the last three league games with a knee problem.Falcao reassured fans the new injury was a calf problem sustained in training, but despite the former Atletico Madrid’s man reputation as one of the world’s deadliest strikers, some fans have dismissed the idea of making Falcao’s deal permanent for a reported £43m at the end of the season.See some of the reaction here…United fans, how worrying is the club’s injury list? Should Falcao be signed on permanent deal despite his injury concerns? Comment below… 1 Louis Van Gaal delivered mixed news for Manchester United fans suggesting David De Gea and Michael Carrick could be fit to face to Arsenal tomorrow, but Radamel Falcao is facing two more weeks on the sidelines with a calf injury. last_img