Man United star misses Bournemouth clash due to injury blow

first_imgJose Mourinho has confirmed Romelu Lukaku was left out of the squad to face Bournemouth due to an injury picked up in training on Friday.The Manchester United striker has not travelled to the Vitality for the Saturday lunchtime clash, with Alexis Sanchez instead starting up front. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade BEST OF 2 ADVICE Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? No place in the starting XI for Rashford RANKED Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions huge blow center_img Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Latest Football News “In training yesterday, after the press conference, he felt something that needs to be studied in the next couple of days,” Mourinho explained on BT Sport.“So Lukaku has not come and we decided to start with Alexis.”Lukaku has not scored since the 2-1 win over Watford on September 15 – a run stretching nine games.His barren form in front of goal led him to be dropped for last weekend’s victory over Everton, and there were rumours he would be benched again today even if fit. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Marcus Rashford has missed an opportunity to prove himself up front in Lukaku’s absence, as the England international was named on the bench at Bournemouth.Mourinho has been boosted by the return of Sanchez and Jesse Lingard to try and solve United’s goal-problem up front.You can see the confirmed Red Devils line-up below:Man Utd: de Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Fred, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Martial, Sanchez.Subs: Jones, Rashford, Lingard, Ander Herrera, Romero, Darmian, McTominay. Lukaku is out with an injury REVEALED MONEY no dice Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury last_img read more