Manchester United will be without the services of David de Gea for Sunday’s Premier League clash at home to Liverpool, with Sky Sports confirming that the Spaniard has been ruled out through injury.
Pogba and De Gea are out of Sunday’s game against Liverpool due to injury. #mufc [Sky]
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) October 16, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team go into the match a full 15 points and 11 places behind Liverpool in the Premier League table, with United winning just one of their last seven league matches while the Merseysiders have a 100% record in the division so far this term.
De Gea’s absence in particular may come as a significant blow, with the goalkeeper boasting a good record against Liverpool – having faced them 19 times as a United player, he has kept six clean sheets in those games, including four in his last seven league matches against Jurgen Klopp’s men. [via TransferMarkt]
These Manchester United fans on Twitter were left fearing the worst ahead of the weekend’s clash upon hearing of the injuries:
We’ve already lost regardless, I’ve accepted it.
— Jordan Henshall (@JordyHensh07) October 16, 2019
Hello darkness my old friend
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) October 16, 2019
We will get embarrassed wont we
— Temerut (@Temerutt) October 16, 2019
ready to lose 5-0
— Fraan19 (@Fraan193) October 16, 2019
Predicted score, 8 – 0 to Liverpool. It was fun #Solskjaer. Well I’m sure we can be the best Championship division side.
— O’Ryan Heideman (@orYans_belt) October 17, 2019
On this note, I call for the postponement of this match till further notice.
— Omoba (@suleimankaura) October 17, 2019
— Abdul Rahman Sterling (@rahmansterling1) October 16, 2019
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