In anticipation of Saturday’s home clash with Crystal Palace, Manchester United have received a major boost in form of Diago Dalot’s return to fitness. The youngster was spotted in training with some of the key players of the team, reports the Daily Star.
The Portuguese who has been on the treatment table since September but has now regained fitness and is in contention to feature for the Red Devils when the Premier League swings back into action this weekend and you can take to online casino australia for best available odds to bet on.
The youngster confirmed his fitness on social media on Monday, uploading a picture of him fist-pumping along with the caption: “That feeling when you’re ready to help your team again. Good Week to everyone”
Dalot arrived at Old Trafford with good potential from Porto in the summer but remained on the sideline till mid-September as he was nursing a meniscus injury.
The 19-year-old proved his worth on his United debut away at Young Boys in the Champions League and he gave another consistent performance against Derby County a week later where he provided a well-timed assist to Marouane Fellaini’s equalizer.
Dalot’s return is a stroke of luck for Jose Mourinho as he will be facing Crystal Palace without Luke Shaw who is serving a suspension term. Shaw’s absence could see Ashley Young playing at the left-back and Dalot deployed to the right-back. Check for the best high roller online casinos, casinos with great VIP treatment and promotions for a casino high roller. Find high roller casino bonuses now.
A number of United’s first-team players are injury striken at the moment with Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Marcus Rashford all nursing one injury or the other, injuries sustained during the international break.
Dalot might be unable to return straight to the starting XI as he was out for more than a month, but his return to training is the beginning of his journey back into the left-back role over the coming months.