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Ander Herrera To Miss Manchester United’s Fa Cup Clash At Huddersfield And Could Be Out For Weeks

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CROCKED Ander Herrera could be out for weeks.

The Manchester United midfielder is a huge doubt for Saturday’s FA Cup fifth-round tie at Huddersfield while he waits to see how his left-thigh injury responds to treatment.

Getty Images – Getty Man Utd midfielder Ander Herrera could sit out the FA Cup fifth-round tie at Huddersfield

Boss Jose Mourinho confirmed the Spaniard has joined striker Marcus Rashford, 20, on the sidelines with a muscle knock.

But Herrera is unsure how long exactly he will be missing.

The 28-year-old and Rashford were both absent from Sunday’s 1-0 Premier League loss at strugglers Newcastle.

That defeat left second-placed United 16 points behind neighbours City.

Reuters Spaniard Ander Herrera hit the second United goal in a 4-0 win at Yeovil but could miss their next FA Cup tie – at Premier League rivals Huddersfield

Getty – Contributor Injury doubt Ander Herrera and left-back Luke Shaw have had mixed seasons

United’s wasteful finishing, combined with the Magpies’ strong defending, left Mourinho claiming: “We could have been here 10 hours and not scored.”

And Herrera could have expected to play at Huddersfield , with Mourinho appearing to consider resting some of his star performers, like midfield main men Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic.

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Today’s injury development comes on the day the former Athletic Bilbao star has been linked with a summer exit to AC Milan.

United are thought to be willing to let Herrera leave – if the Serie A giants offer £30million-plus.

Milan have spent big since controversial owner Silvio Berlusconi sold the club to a Chinese consortium.

Getty – Contributor Man Utd are waiting to see how Ander Herrera responds to treatment

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Manchester City Vs Arsenal: Raheem Sterling Is Major Injury Doubt For Carabao Cup Final Against Gunners, Reveals Pep Guardiola

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RAHEEM STERLING is an injury doubt for the Carabao Cup final Arsenal against Arsenal on Sunday.

The England winger missed the FA Cup defeat at Wigan on Monday night after reporting a tight hamstring in training.

Reuters Pep Guardiola has revealed Raheem Sterling is a doubt for the Carabao Cup final

Reuters The Manchester City winger is currently battling a minor hamstring problem

And Pep Guardiola revealed on Friday he is unsure whether he will be ready to face the Gunners.

That would be a blow for the 23-year-old – who was brought up in North London and loves playing at Wembley.

Guardiola said: “He had a problem with muscle, he had a problem against Basel.

“I don’t know if he’s ready for Sunday.”

EPA The 23-year-old failed to feature in the FA Cup defeat against Wigan last Monday

Reuters Raheem Sterling has been in inspired form for the Citizens this season, banging in 20 goals in all competitions

However Gabriel Jesus is set to return to the City squad after almost two months out with a knee ligament problem.

The Brazilian has been training for the past few days and will have a fitness test before they travel to London on Saturday.

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Guardiola said: “With Gabriel we’ll see on Saturday, he made a third sessions with the team so every day he is better.

“He’s so important, when people say about four titles, you have to be everything going well, when your full-back is injured six months.

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France Vs Italy Six Nations Rugby: Kick-off Time, Tv Channel, Live Stream And Team News For Guiseppe Garibaldi Trophy

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FOLLOWING two narrow defeats in their opening two matches, France aim to begin a resurgence as they face bottom side Italy in the first fixture of the this week’s Six Nations.

Jacques Brunel’s team suffered a 13-15 loss to Ireland on the opening weekend, before another close encounter with Scotland in match week two – that also ended with them being beaten.

Reuters France are looking for their first win in 11 months as they face Italy

Italy have been hammered by England and Ireland in their first two matches but have turned on the attacking style, scoring five tries so far this tournament.

The Italians’ last victory in the Six Nations came in 2015, when they beat Scotland at Murrayfield 22-19.

What times does France vs Italy kick-off?

THIS match will take place on Friday, February 23 at the Stade Velodrome, Marseille.

The game will kick-off at 8:00pm.

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Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Charged By Fa For Wearing Yellow Ribbon, Breaching ‘political Message’ Rules

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MANCHESTER CITY boss Pep Guardiola has been charged by the FA over a “political message” for wearing a yellow ribbon.

The Spaniard explained his reasoning for wearing the token in December, saying it was in support of imprisoned Catalan politicians.

AFP Pep Guardiola has been charged by the FA for wearing his yellow ribbon

At the time, Guardiola revealed he was happy to face a fine or suspension for the stunt – for the good cause.

The City chief claimed: “If they want to suspend me – Uefa, Premier League, Fifa. It’s OK”.

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