Manchester United's Phil Jones set to miss Real Madrid second leg

Guardian
• Sir Alex Ferguson says ankle injury set to keep Jones out• Admits surprise over chief executive David Gill's exitSir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Phil Jones has only an "outside chance" of being fit for Manchester United's Champions League second-leg against Real Madrid on 5 March.Jones suffered an ankle injury during Monday's FA Cup win over Reading and is having intense treatment in the hope of being available for the Old Trafford match.Ferguson said: "We are working very hard. He has an outside chance for Real Madrid - no more than that. He is a young man who went into a tackle too brave and was a bit off-balanced. He certainly won't be fit for the weekend."Ferguson, who reported that everyone else had come through Monday's match without a problem, also spoke publicly for the first time about David Gill's decision to stand down as chi...

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