Alex Telles: Man United Star Set To Miss Start Of Premier League Season Due To Injury

Alex Telles: Man United Star Set To Miss Start Of Premier League Season Due To Injury

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:43 PM
  • Alex Telles will miss all Man United's pre-season games due to an ankle injury he sustained in training in Surrey
  • The Brazil international has also been ruled out of the Red Devil's opening fixture against Leeds United
  • The 28-year-old's fellow left-back Law Shaw is also observing rest after he played a part in England's campaign at Euro 2020

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Alex Telles is et to spend some time on the sidelines and miss the start of the season following an ankle injury he sustained, Mail, Sky Sports.

The Brazilian left-back got injured in training and missed the United's pre-season friendly against Queens Park Rangers where they were beaten by 4-2.

Alex Telles: Man United star set to miss start of Premier League season due to injury
Alex Telles will miss the rest of Man United's pre-season and the start of the Premier League due to an ankle injury. Photo Mathew Ahston and Ash Donelon
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Telles' injury update

Red Devils' boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gave an update on Telles' injury and revealed he will be out for several weeks and would miss the start of the season.

"Unfortunately, Alex slipped and he twisted his ankle so he'll be out for a few weeks.
"We're hoping that it's not going to be too bad but he'll be out for a little while."

The 28-year-old is set to miss United's friendlies against Brentford, Preston and Premier League side, Everton.

On the other hand, England left-back Luke Shaw will not be back in the next two weeks as the Englishman is understood to be nursing a rib injury.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been signed a new contract with Manchester United which would expire at the end of 2024, BBC, Man United.

The Norwegian boss took over from Jose Mourinho in 2018 and has helped United regain its status as one of the top sides in the Premier League.

The Red Devils finished second on the domestic scene and lost out in the Europa League final to Villarreal. also reported that Paul Pogba is well on course to leave Manchester United after reports claiming he rejected an improved new deal to stay at Old Trafford.

French giants Paris Saint Germain, who have already made some high-profile acquisitions over the summer, are favourite to land Pogba for a reported fee of £50 million and the 28-year old is said to be open to a move to the French capital.

However, amid the raging rumours about Pogba’s transfer, a section of PSG fans have made their feelings known about the prospect of signing the Frenchman.

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