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Christian Eriksen could be set to miss this fixture after appearing to leave Old Trafford in a meltdown following United’s 3-1 defeat at Reading on Saturday night (January 28). The extent of his injury is currently unknown.
Scott McTominay, Diogo Dalot and Lucas Shaw were all absent in the opening FA Cup tie – the former two suffering injury problems when Shaw was through illness. Elsewhere, Jadon Sancho continues to train with the team before returning to the squad, but it remains to be seen whether or not the second leg of our jump will be met.
Our visitors will be without first-team loanee goalkeeper Dean Henderson, who is injured, but for reasonable reasons, is not allowed to play against us, his parent club. Newcomer Chris Wood is also unavailable for Steve Cooper’s side due to a cup tie with former club Newcastle.
Taiwo Awoniyi, Morgan Gibbs-White, Cheikhou Kouyate, Moussa Niakhate and Omar Richards are known to be dealing with injury issues, while Giulian Biancone is out for the season.