Sanchez among six Man United stars absent from training, Chong gets call-up

first_img Tahith Chong has impressed at youth level for Manchester United The absence of Sanchez comes amid reports he is unhappy playing under Jose Mourinho and eyeing a move away from the club, just nine months after his high-profile move from Arsenal.He has yet to live up to expectations since his arrival at the club and has started only two of United’s last seven matches.Diogo Dalot, Jesse Lingard, Marouane Fellaini, Phil Jones and Scott McTominay were also also missing ahead of United’s clash with the Italian champions at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.Fellaini and Lingard are both suffering with groin problems, Dalot has a minor knock, while McTominay and Jones’ issues are unclear.With a number of injuries to his squad, Mourinho called highly-rated Dutch starlet Tahith Chong up to first-team training on Monday. Alexis Sanchez only made a cameo appearance against Chelsea 2 The former Feyenoord winger was the recipient of the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award in 2017/18 and starred in the Under-23s’ win over Sunderland on Friday night.Thomas Sang and Zak Dearnley also trained with the senior team, and could be in line to feature against Juve. Alexis Sanchez is a doubt to face Juventus after missing Manchester United training on Monday.The Chilean forward, a substitute in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Saturday, was among six first-team stars absent from the session at Carrington. 2last_img

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