Victor Lindelof is assured he will make a speedy restoration from his again drawback ahead of Manchester United’s clash with bitter rivals Liverpool.
The 25-year-old defender performed by means of the ache throughout United’s goalless draw with AZ Alkmaar within the Europa League and subsequently missed the facet’s 1-Zero defeat at Newcastle on Sunday.
Academy graduate Axel Tuanzebe got here in to interchange Lindelof and was one of the few positives for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in an in any other case depressing afternoon at St James’ Park.
Despite the injury, Lindelof joined up with the Sweden nationwide facet for his or her Euro 2020 qualifying matches towards Malta and Spain.
Though Lindelof is but to participate in full coaching, he believes he needs to be match sufficient to face Malta on Saturday night time.
‘It happened on Thursday. I had a game and it seized up,’ Lindelof instructed Swedish channel TV4.
‘I haven’t been capable of prepare or participate within the final membership recreation, in order that’s it, but it surely will get higher and higher day-after-day.
‘I get good treatment here and good help with the national team.’
Lindelof seems assured he will return to full health in time for United’s clash with Premier League leaders Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 20.
‘I know what it is. I know my body,’ he added.
‘Do I play? It’s as much as Janne Andersson (Sweden supervisor) and clearly as much as my physique. If I really feel it’s holding up, I wish to play each matches if Janne desires it.
‘We merely need to see and take it day-to-day on how my physique feels.
‘Today, I went on the pitch a bit and examined completely different actions with the ball and such.
‘We’ll see the way it feels once I get up tomorrow and if there’s any distinction, however hopefully I can be a part of the workforce tomorrow, however we’ll see.’