According to the Sun, United defender Phil Jones has been diagnosed with shingles, and is a serious doubt for United’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid as the infection, known as the ‘adult chickenpox’, can take FOUR WEEKS to clear.
That puts the defender in danger of missing United’s last-16 Champions League clash at the Bernabeu next Wednesday, AND the return at Old Trafford on March 5.
ones pulled out of tonight’s England Under-21 friendly with Sweden and England U21 boss Stuart Pearce said:
“It’s a shame. You want your good players to be here.
“But Phil has picked up shingles and there’s not a lot we can do about it.
“But it means someone else gets a chance.”...
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