Latest: Carrick Injury & Jesse Lingard International Call Up

At the start of this week, it was feared that Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick would be out for a lengthy amount of time, but it is now revealed that he could be playing again for United at the start of December as his ankle injury is reportedly not as bad as first feared.

Manchester United’s midfielder was stretchered off during England’s 2-0 defeat to Spain last Friday.

After the match Roy Hodgson stated that that the injury did not “look good”, sparking fears that Carrick suffered ligament damage. However, it Tuesday’s Telegraph, the say that the club are confident that their player will not face a lengthy spell on the treatment table.

It might be a bit too soon to say if he will be back in time for the clubs away trip to Watford on the weekend, or even next Wednesday’s Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford, you can of course get tickets here for that, and other Manchester United matches this season.

Further, in some good news for Manchester United, Roy Hodgson has insisted that Louis van Gaal has given his blessing following Jesse Lingard’s call-up to the England squad.

Hodgson made the decision to include the 22-year-old after Jamie Vardy dropped out of the squad for his side’s friendly clash against France, despite his brief playing time for Manchester United this season.

Great news for Jesse, and his progression in football.

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