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Wantaway Man Utd Defender Ruled Out For Six Weeks

Amuda Segun

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Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has been ruled out of action for the next six weeks thus effectively ruling him out of any possible transfer away from the club this summer.

Several media outlets had claimed that Eric Bailly will leave the club this summer with Manchester United keen to sign a new centre back this summer.

Eric Bailly was seen as one of the vulnerable players earlier this summer but it’s looking like the Ivorian international defender will stay at Manchester United beyond this summer.

He was previously linked with a move to major European sides like French Ligue 1 club Lyon, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Eric Bailly sustained the knee injury during the last friendly game with fellow Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

The Ivorian centre back was taken off during the game which ended in a 2-1 win over Spurs.

According to the sources close to ESPN, Eric Bailly would be ruled out for the next six weeks.

Eric Bailly has battled with a lot of injury problems since his move to Manchester United from Spanish La Liga club Villarreal.

He recently missed out on the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Egypt due to the knee injury he sustained at the end of last season.

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