Ahead of Manchester United English Premier League game against Sheffield United after the international break, a select number of the Red Devils players have traveled to the Middle eastern country of the United Arab Emirates.
The players who will be in the middle eastern country for three days, in order to be in shape and continue United recent good run of form in the league, are majorly the ones who have not been called up for international games coming up this week
A number of key Manchester United players were pictured in a Dubai restaurant as they take advantage of the international break by engaging in some warm-weather training.
Juan Mata, Ashley Young and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Lee Grant, Andreas Pereira, Axel Tuanzebe, Marcos Rojo and Fred are some of the players who were sighted in the UAE.
However, the manager of the team, Ole Gunnar Solskjear did not travel to the Middle East as he remained in the United Kingdom.
While they train with other coaches from Old Trafford, other Red Devils players, including Daniel James, Harry Maguire, and Marcus Rashford, will all be getting involved in their countries’ Euro 2020 Qualifiers.
With the newly-promoted Sheffield United impressing since their promotion, Solskjear faces problems with key players in the team.
Luke Shaw, Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, and Scott McTominay, who limped off the 3-1 victory over Brighton last Sunday, all didn’t travel to UAE in order to continue their treatment on the Doctor’s table at Old Trafford.
Sheffield United sit in 5th position on the log and are unbeaten in five games with three draws and two wins, including a victory over Arsenal, who sits in sixth behind them on goal difference.
Manchester United themselves have been enjoying a good run of form having won four of their last five games in all competitions. The game between Manchester United and Sheffield will take place on November 24th after the international break.
Man United are fancied at 2.24 to defeat Sheffield, while newcomers Sheffield are backed at 3.53 to win the Red Devils.
Written by: Idowu Daniel Ademiju