Sunday 17 December 2017

Paul Pogba set to miss Manchester Derby

Paul Pogba of Manchester United down injured during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on April 23, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Paul Pogba of Manchester United down injured during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on April 23, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will miss the derby against City at the Etihad Stadium after sustaining a muscular injury in Sunday's win at Burnley.

Chris Smalling (knee) and Phil Jones (foot) are still not fit while Juan Mata (groin), Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo (both knee) have longer-term problems.

Full-back Antonio Valencia returns after missing the last two matches.

Provisional squad: De Gea, Romero, Pereira, Valencia, Blind, Darmian, Shaw, Tuanzebe, Fosu-Mensah, Bailly, Mkhitaryan, Carrick, Herrera, Young, Lingard, Fellaini, Martial, Rooney, Rashford.

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