Manchester United considering transfer after Christian Eriksen injury
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 30
Christian Eriksen is set for a spell on the sidelines (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

will consider a late move for a midfielder in the transfer window if scan results confirm is set for a spell on the sidelines.

The Dane was the victim of on Saturday night, which forced Eriksen off the field.

The midfielder played a long-range pass moments after the challenge but lasted less than a minute longer on the pitch and was substituted by Erik ten Hag.

The challenge – which received only a yellow card – left Eriksen in discomfort and the swelling over the next hour forced the former Inter Milan ace to leave the ground on crutches and in a protective boot.

Eriksen was sent for a scan on the issue yesterday and United are fearful that he could be set for a spell on the sidelines.

Eriksen was forced off after a nasty challenge from Andy Carroll (Credits: PA)

The news comes at a time when United face 19 matches in the next 57 days, with an average of a game every three days.

With Donny van de Beek out for the season, United are light in midfield and Ten Hag will consider a move for a new midfielder in the next 48 hours if Eriksen’s injury is severe.

Given there’s , United would likely be forced into seeking for loan deals.

Wout Weghorst has been the club’s only arrival this month and he arrived as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo, who had his contract terminated in December.


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