Manchester United dealt new injury concern - five ruled out & five doubts v Newcastle United

Manchester United team news ahead of the Premier League clash against Newcastle United after the international break.

Manchester United are sweating over the fitness of a couple of key players ahead of their Premier League trip to Newcastle United on Sunday, April 2 (kick-off 4:30pm).

Following the early season meeting at Old Trafford and last month’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley, the two clubs meet for the third and final time this season - and it’s an encounter that carries lots of weight.

A win for Eddie Howe’s side would put them level on points (50) with Man United and leapfrog their visitors into third on goal difference. By the same token, Erik ten Hag’s men would open up a six point cushion with the luxury of a game in-hand to play.

Newcastle have injury problems of their own, with top goalscorer Miguel Almiron ruled out for the next six games, while Anthony Gordon is in a race to be fit. Nick Pope, who withdrew from the England squad and Allan Saint-Maximin are expected to be OK.

Man United, meanwhile, could be without up to seven players. Marcus Rashford is the biggest injury concern after he also pulled out of the England squad. Here’s a look at the Red

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