To be honest, I'm doubtful more European games are what the squad need after the absolute joke of a fixture list last season. As others have alluded to, I don't think the crazy run of games they had, as well as the messed up pre-season tour, have helped with all these muscular injuriesSo likely Hojlund misses Everton but I guess we'll risk him for Galatasaray. Eriksen probably out till the Bayern game.
It's that kind of season. If big Phil was still around, he would defo be in peak condition. You only have to think about someone being genuinely important for us and bang, out for 3 weeks. Hence Harry, Scotty and Victor lead us to the verge of the top 4. It's like we're in the upside down world.
Correct, knee injury.His knee wasn’t it? Apparently back soon after international break
People still think Rashford can play centre forward? He is not good there and just doesnt work.Not terrible news thankfully (if true). If Mount can take the opportunity in midfield and if we move Rashford into the centre forward role we'll be fine for the Everton game at least.
There's some data here covering 20/21 and 21/22 for the "big six" plus all clubs for 21/22:Has anyone done a proper analysis of United's injury record relative to other PL clubs? I'm curious whether our perception that we're hit harder than other clubs is valid or not.
Lindstrøm has more speed and is more press resistant than Eriksen, though he is not as good a passer. Lindstrøm is very good in a 10 role but horrible on the wing where Hjulmand usually puts him.United must be terrible if you can take two of their better players this season out of the Danish 11 and it makes them better
id prefer to see how often United can start the probable first team players (or backup etc) relative to other teams. Having 10+ players injured doesn’t tell you how much that will impact a team.There's some data here covering 20/21 and 21/22 for the "big six" plus all clubs for 21/22:
Lots more here: https://www.howdengroup.com/sites/g...022-09/Football-Injury-Index-September-22.pdf
They don't seem to have published anything this year to cover last season. This site covers current injuries. United currently have 10 players out, which is the same as Arsenal and Spurs, but less than Newcastle's 13.