Manchester United receive HUGE boost as duo return to training

Manchester United receive a boost as first-team stars Scott McTominay and Alex Telles return to training ahead of this week’s clash with Newcastle

  • The pair were pictured in club training at Carrington training ground on Monday 
  • Left back Alex Telles has been out injured since hurting his ankle in pre-season 
  • Midfielder Scott McTominay recently had a groin operation but is already back 

Manchester United were handed a sizeable boost as first-team stars Scott McTominay and Alex Telles returned to training. 

The duo were pictured at Carrington on Monday ahead of the club’s Premier League clash with Newcastle on Saturday.

McTominay, 24, only underwent groin surgery recently but vowed to be back on the grass ahead of schedule and joined team-mates on the training pitch.

Manchester United were handed a boost as two first-teamers returned to training on Monday

Scott McTominay and Alex Telles (above) were pictured at United’s training ground on Monday

Left back Telles, 28, injured his ankle in pre-season and has not featured since, but looks to be back on the road to full recovery.

However, the club said ‘it remains to be seen’ whether the duo will be fit to face the Magpies at Old Trafford this weekend.

McTominay in particular is a likely starter as one of the central midfield double pivots, and although Telles is currently behind Luke Shaw in the pecking order, he has added much-needed cover and competition for United. 

The news will please manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of Saturday’s clash with Newcastle

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson and back-up defender Teden Mengi featured as they return from injury, with South American duo Fred and Edinson Cavani also present.

The Red Devils hope £73million summer signing Jadon Sancho will return from a minor injury picked up on international duty with England.

Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, is still quarantining after arriving from Portugal but is in contention to make his second debut for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. 

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