England international is currently struggling with an ankle problem.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones only has an outside chance of featuring against Real Madrid in the second leg of the club’s Champions League last-16 clash at Old Trafford after injuring his ankle playing against Reading in the FA Cup on Monday, Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed.
Jones suffered an ankle injury during Monday’s FA Cup win over Reading and Ferguson admitted the England international will miss Saturday’s trip to QPR and faces a battle to recover in time for the last 16 second leg clash against Jose Mourinho’s Madrid on March 5.
The 21-year-old is having intense treatment in the hope of being available for the Old Trafford encounter, which United will go into as slight favourites after a 1-1 draw in Spain last week.
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