Manchester United

Smalling ruled out for three months?

December 30, 2011
By ESPN staff
Manchester United's injury problems are showing no signs of abating, with fears raised that defender Chris Smalling has been struck down with glandular fever.

Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed Smalling missed the Boxing Day win over Wigan on account of illness and it is being claimed that the problem is glandular fever - which could sideline the 22-year-old defender for three months.

There has been no confirmation from United, but Ferguson is expected to field ...

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