DONNY VAN DE BEEK confirmed off his nasty swollen ankle after Manchester United’s comeback win over Southampton.
The Dutchman, 23, took a painful whack on his left facet in a problem from Saints skipper James Ward-Prowse.
Donny van de Beek took a nasty whack on his left ankle within the win over SouthamptonCredit score: Instagram @donnyvdbeek
The Dutchman was making his first Premier League begin since arriving from AjaxCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
And he shared an image from the away dressing room at St Mary’s of the lump.
Circling the ballooned ankle, Van de Beek wrote: “Welcome to the Premier League!”
He set free a mighty scream as he collapsed to the turf, solely to be the subsequent participant to obtain the ball and gave the impression to be transferring freely.
The No34 managed to proceed for the complete 90 minutes earlier than the ankle seized up and infected.
United’s £39million summer time signing from Ajax was handed his first league begin on the south coast.
And it regarded as if it was going to be a day to overlook when Jan Bednarek after which a trademark Ward-Prowse free-kick put the hosts 2-0 up on the break.
However super-sub Edinson Cavani changed the game with two goals and an assist to win it for the Pink Devils.
And it little doubt softened the blow and helped numb the ache for Van de Beek after full-time.
Nevertheless, even when Van de Beek’s swelling goes down in time for him to be match for Wednesday’s house conflict with Paris Saint-Germain, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sweating on the fitness of up to six other players.
David De Gea and Alex Telles each went off injured at St Mary’s whereas Anthony Martial missed out due to sickness so are doubts.
Luke Shaw, Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay proceed their recoveries from accidents and look set to be unavailable.
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Van de Beek performed the complete match and was on the centre of the wild celebrations when Edinson Cavani scored the winnerCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty