‘They Said 1 Month?’ ‘Exciting News’ Fans Happy As United Star Returns To Training Earlier Than Expected

‘They Said 1 Month?’ ‘Exciting News’ Fans Happy As United Star Returns To Training Earlier Than Expected

Manchester United midfielder Mason Mount has been pictured back in training after recovering from a calf injury.

The 24-year-old was set to be out for a month but he has returned much earlier than expected. Speaking before the Newcastle game on Friday, ten Hag would not put a timeframe on Mount’s return but he confirmed that he’s on the comeback trail:

“There are players on the way back but I can’t give a prognosis on how long it will take. Mason Mount today is returning on the pitch but I don’t know how long it will take, in this moment.”

Fans on X are surprised that Mount has managed to recover so quickly, but they are happy to have the player available for upcoming fixtures:

Mount has had an injury-ravaged start to his United career

After moving to Old Trafford in the summer, Mount has already suffered two injuries. He spent a month on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring problem back in August.

Mount’s calf issue hasn’t kept him out of action for nearly as long, but his inability to stay fit can’t be helping him to settle into his new club.

Could Mount return to face his former club?

Although the England international was not in the squad for the game against Newcastle on Saturday night, there is a possibility that the midfielder will be in contention for the Chelsea fixture in midweek.

Mount left Stamford Bridge last summer after failing to agree a new contract, and he could be in line to face his former team for the first time. If he is involved, though, he may only be fit enough to make the bench.

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David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.