Jose Mourinho says Manchester United are “in hassle” due to their developing harm list, amid worries that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s season is over.
United beat Anderlecht 2-1 to boost to the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday however both Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo suffered accidents.
The 35 years-old striker’s knee buckled after touchdown awkwardly simply earlier than the quit of ordinary time, while Rojo turned into taken off on a stretcher after additionally reputedly maintaining a knee injury, and Mourinho is fearing the worst in relation to the injuries sustained through each gamers.
Both are being assessed to look how long they’ll be a part of Juan Mata, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones at the sidelines, with United facing a Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo and chasing a pinnacle-4 Premier League finish.
“We are in problem,” Mourinho said. “We are in trouble. In this moment, Eric Bailly played six suits in a row, and we misplaced Marcos Rojo, we do not have Jones or Smalling, we are in hassle and now we lose Zlatan too.
“But in attack, we’ve alternatives and Rooney is coming, and let’s see if Mata also can return earlier than the end of the season, let’s have a look at what takes place.”
Rojo informed reporters he was fine while limping heavily through the post-in shape mixed zone, and Luke Shaw stated Ibrahimovic did no longer seem in too horrific a state in the dressing room.
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“I knew it did not look so appropriate on television, however he appears to be in proper spirits,” the left-lower back told Sportbladet.
“He walked around in the dressing room. I do now not realize the extent of his damage, of course, but I noticed him in there and he became positive. Hopefully it isn’t always too terrible for him. We desire it isn’t too serious and he appears okay.”
The United boss confirmed Ander Herrera would return to the beginning line-up for the Super Sunday journey to Burnley, stay on FCBLIVE.NET, after missing the Europa League clash as he become one yellow card away from a suspension.
“So Herrera is sparkling to play,” Mourinho added. “Ashley Young is fresh to play and who else? Nobody else is sparkling to play.