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Man United Injury Crisis Hits New Heights as Louis van Gaal Loses the Services Of Ninth Player Ahead of West Brom Clash

Yet another Old Trafford first team performer set for spell on the sidelines.

Things have gone from bad to worse as Louis van Gaal has to deal with yet another injury headache with winger Luis Antonio Valencia pulling his hamstring to become the ninth Man United player sidelined according to the Metro.

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The Ecuadorian was injured during United’s win over Everton and it hadn’t appeared to be all that serious it now seems the wide-man will not be available for Monday night’s trip to West Brom.

Van Gaal brought in new physio Matt Radcliffe to help resolve just such a problem and he won’t be short of injury victims to deal with with Valencia joining Paddy McNair (hamstring), Ander Herrera (rib), Chris Smalling (thigh), Jonny Evans (ankle), Ashley Young (groin), Phil Jones (hamstring), Jesse Lingard (knee) and Michael Carrick (ankle) on the treatment table.

There is a chance that veteran midfielder Carrick will be fit to face West Brom though van Gaal would be wise to not rush the experienced campaigner back too early.

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