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Problems mount for Manchester United as club’s other Mason ruled out injured for two games

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Mason Mount will miss Manchester United‘s Premier League games against Nottingham Forest and Arsenal after suffering a “small” injury, the club said on Tuesday.

United revealed that Mount had sustained the “small complaint” during Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Tottenham.

The England midfielder is expected to be “out until the international break next month”, United said.

Mount moved to Old Trafford from Chelsea in the close-season for £60 million ($76 million).

After winning the Champions League in 2021, Mount struggling to find his peak form towards the end of his Chelsea career.

He also delivered below-par performances in both of United’s Premier League games this season, raising concerns about how he would fit into boss Erik ten Hag’s plans.

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Mount is not the only United close-season signing to be hit with injury issues already this term.

Danish striker Rasmus Hojlund, signed from Serie A Atalanta, has not featured for United due to a back injury.

Ten Hag’s men host Forest at Old Trafford on Saturday before travelling to Arsenal the following weekend in their final fixture before the international break.

AFP

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