Leeds United and Manchester United injury list in full - Whites without four, Red Devils wait on three

Leeds United host Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday at Elland Road - but what injury worries are plaguing both teams ahead of the meeting?

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 1:34 pm
Leeds United winger Raphinha remains a doubt this weekend. Pic: Getty

The Whites host the Red Devils at Elland Road this weekend as the two clubs renew rivalries for the first time in West Yorkshire in over 16 years.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men ran out 6-2 winners in December at Old Trafford - a game where Leeds were two goals behind after three minutes before trailing 4-1 at the interval.

But what injury complaints do both sides have ahead of kick-off?

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Marcelo Bielsa and Solskjaer will both give a more definitive update during their pre-match press conferences - here, though, we look at those currently battling in the treatment rooms.

Leeds United injury list

Liam Cooper - suspended

Rodrgio - muscle

Raphinha - thigh

Adam Forshaw - hip

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper will again be missing for the Whites at Elland Road due to suspension.

Cooper was handed a straight red card for a high follow-through on City forward Gabriel Jesus and will serve the second of a three-game suspension.

Rodrigo has also been missing in recent games after picking up another muscle injury while winger Raphinha was absent against Liverpool on Monday night due to a thigh issue.

Both players will be fighting to be fit this weekend - though Manchester United midfielder and close friend Bruno Fernandes revealed he thought the Leeds wide man may miss the clash.

Adam Forshaw - who made his competitive comeback last week after 18 months out for the development side - is still building up his match fitness following a return from a complex hip issue.

Manchester United injury list

Eric Bailly - Covid-19

Phil Jones - knee

Anthony Martial - knee

Eric Bailly is expected to be back and available this weekend but has to complete Covid-19 protocols after testing positive earlier this month.

Phil Jones and Anthony Martial are long-term absentees and could even miss the rest of the campaign for the Red Devils.

"It's a very unfortunate situation with Anthony being out for a few weeks; if we get him back before the end of the season, I'll be surprised," Solksjaer said.

On Jones, he added: "I'm not sure how long it will be, how long is a piece of rope? Hopefully this season but if not then the start of next."