Manchester united Defender, Matteo Darmian, has been ruled out for at least 2 weeks for sustaining injuries. His caretaker boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, broke the news in a press conference on this morning, ahead of the club’s trip to Fulham on Saturday in the Premier League.
As reported by Daily Mirror, Matteo alongside with the club’s captain, Antonio Valencia will miss the match against the Cottagers, while they will also be unavailable for selection in the Champions League next week, with Paris Saint Germain arriving at Old Trafford for the first leg of their last-16 tie.
Solskjaer also praised Valencia’s determination to break back into the first team. He said:
“Antonio has been training hard, really hard, and then he got a setback,”
So, hopefully, in a couple of weeks, he’ll be back with us.
He’s been a fantastic servant at the club, he’s captain for a reason and, hopefully, we can get him back on the pitch. It was hard when he broke down because he would have traveled this weekend.”
Despite their lack of playing time this season, it is a blow for Solskjaer to lose two defenders in Man.U just days before facing off PSG, which undoubtedly can be regarded as United’s biggest game of the 2018-19 campaign to date.