Manchester United midfielder set to return to training after injury hell

MANCHESTER UNITED midfielder Nick Powell is set to return to training this week. The 21-year-old has not played a game since December after undergoing knee surgery. His last competitive match was while on loan with Leicester against Manchester City.

Powell’s last appearance for United1 was in their 4-0 defeat to MK Dons in the Capital One Cup last August, while he has not featured in the league for the Red Devils for nearly three years.

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COMEBACK: Powell is nearing his return

Weekend off before getting back into training after so long

Nick Powell

Louis van Gaal included Powell, who was signed from Crewe in 2012 for 3m, in his Premier League and Champions League squads this season.

The former England Under-21, who has one year left on his contract, was not part of United’s pre-season tour of the United States while he recovered from his knee operation.

But the youngster is now edging his way towards a return and tweeted2: “Weekend off before getting back into training after so long”.

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References

  1. ^ Powell’s last appearance for United (www.dailystar.co.uk)
  2. ^ But the youngster is now edging his way towards a return and tweeted (twitter.com)

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