Manchester United handed fitness boost for Leeds United clash but duo remain out - training update
MANCHESTER United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has received a defensive fitness boost ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against Leeds United at Elland Road.
Defender Eric Bailly has missed the Manchester side's last seven games in league and cup after testing positive for Covid-19 last month.
The Ivorian has featured 15 times this season and has made seven league starts but last featured when playing the full duration of the 1-1 draw at home to AC Milan in the Europa League fixture of March 11.
Bailly was then an unused substitute for the 1-0 league win at home to West Ham United three days later but the 27-year-old has not been involved since.
However, Bailly is now back in training having returned on Monday though Solskjaer remains without both Anthony Martial and Phil Jones, neither of whom trained on Thursday.
Pacy forward Martial injured his knee whilst on international duty with France in March whilst Jones has yet to feature all season due to a knee issue.
Youngsters Hannibal and Anthony Elanga also joined the Red Devils first teamers in Thursday's training session.
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Thank you Laura Collins