New signing faces two months out.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini could be set to miss out on the next two months of action with a wrist injury that is likely to require surgery, the Daily Mail reports.
The £27.5m summer signing missed Saturday’s 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory over Sunderland and visited a specialist in Manchester before being assessed by medics in Belgium.
He will now miss his country’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers this week against Croatia and Wales, as well as a number of Premier League, Capital One Cup and Champions League ties for United during that period too.
Manager David Moyes admitted at the time the wrist ligament damage “doesn’t look good”.
“He’s going to see a specialist,” said Moyes. “It doesn’t sound too good but we’ll wait and find out on Monday.”
Fellaini has made nine appearances across all competitions so far this season and bagged himself a goal in the Capital One Cup. He was David Moyes’ only signing over an unsuccessful summer and his injury now means that the squad are back to square one and in desperate need of re-enforcement during the January window.