New Manchester United signing Sofyan Amrabat out of Morocco squad through injury
Posted by  badge Boss on Sep 08
Sofyan Amrabat will not add to his 49 Morocco caps during this international break (Picture: Getty Images)

There is concern for new signing after the midfielder was replaced in the due to injury.

The 27-year-old arrived at Old Trafford on loan from Fiorentina late in the transfer window, with the Red Devils holding an option to buy him at the end of the season.

will be hoping that Amrabat can make an impact quickly, with his team far from top form early in the season, but fitness could be an issue.

Morocco are due to play Liberia and Burkina Faso during this international break and Amrabat was in the squad for those two matches but has now been replaced due to injury.

Morocco’s game with Liberia on Saturday is an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, while the clash with Burkina Faso three days later is just a friendly.

The nature of the injury has not been concerned, but reports earlier this week stated that Manchester United detected a fitness problem on Amrabat’s medical before he signed for the club.

reported that a minor back problem cropped up on the medical and the Red Devils clearly did not think it was serious as they went through with the loan signing regardless.

Moroccan journalist reports that the injury is nothing serious, which will be of relief to Ten Hag who hopes to have him available when Manchester United host Brighton on Saturday 16 September.

United begin a busy schedule from there on in, with their Champions League campaign getting underway against Bayern Munich on 20 September.

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