Ahead of the coming months’ clashes with Denmark, Moldova and Austria, Scotland boss Steve Clarke, who hopes to see his side bounce back from a disappointing Euro 2020 campaign, has been forced to leave the midfielder. United’s field outside their 26-man squad.
It has been confirmed that McTominay is still hampered by injury, although no details on the extent of the problem have been disclosed by the Scots or United.
The central midfielder did not start Sunday’s Premier League clash with Southampton due to the problem but was deemed fit enough to leave the bench in the second half for the final 14 minutes of the game, replacing the midfielder Brazilian field Fred.
However, after the starting XI was confirmed ahead of kick-off at St Mary’s, United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed the 24-year-old had a problem.
“Of course, we want to keep the continuity [in the side] Solskjaer said ahead of the game, speaking to MUTV. “But Scott is suffering from an injury, I hope we can take half an hour off him if necessary. ”
Given that McTominay has not been called up to the squad for three crucial qualifiers, it is clear that he is unlikely to start for United against Wolves on Sunday afternoon in Molineux.
Manager Solskjaer is expected to provide an update on his condition and the extent of the injury when he takes on the media later this week ahead of the clash with Bruno Lage’s side.
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