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Boost for Man United as key Aston Villa midfielder ruled out for weekend Premier League clash
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Aston Villa star Morgan Sanson unavailable to face Manchester United this weekend
According to Birmingham Live, Manchester United have been handed a boost ahead of their Premier League clash against Aston Villa this upcoming weekend.
The Red Devils have won four of their first five games and are level on points with table-toppers Chelsea and Liverpool. Having tasted the sting of defeat in the Carabao Cup, they will be keen to get back to winning ways at the weekend.
They face an Aston Villa side who are formidable but are still figuring out their style in the post-Jack Grealish era. Dean Smith’s side has made some interesting transfers this summer and gave Chelsea a run for their money on Wednesday night.
Manchester United suffered a shock loss to West Ham United in the Carabao Cup. (Andrew Yates / Sportimage)
According to the report, Villa will be without Morgan Sanson for the game. The French international was taken off with an injury against Chelsea and is now a doubt for the clash at the weekend.
Signed last January for £14 million, the 24-year-old’s absence will strip Smith of one option he can use in midfield. The Villa boss will have to contend with the return of United’s top stars who will be keen to get the club’s season back on track.
Morgan Sanson to miss the game against Manchester United.
The Red Devils meanwhile have some good news on the injury front. Alex Telles and Dean Henderson made their first appearances of the season against West Ham. Phil Jones was also included in the squad and is now available for selection.
More so, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba among others were afforded a breather and would be fresh for the upcoming games. With a Champions League clash against Villarreal also to come, the Red Devils will be keen to put together a run of wins.
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