Manchester United have received more injury news Erik ten Hag did not want to hear.

Defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka is set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury.

Wan-Bissaka faces ‘weeks’ out, adding to Manchester United’s defensive woes.

The right-back featured as a substitute in the team’s defeat to Brighton at the weekend.

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Manchester United statement on Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United have released the following statement on Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s injury.

The club website announced: “Further assessment will be needed to determine how long Wan-Bissaka will be out for, but initial indications suggest it will be several weeks.”

Wan-Bissaka had no started against Brighton due to illness, and then came on for the final five minutes of the loss.

More bad injury news

The injury problems are mounting for Manchester United and there is a serious lack of depth at the full-back position.

Tyrell Malacia and Luke Shaw are out on the left, and Diogo Dalot has been covering at left-back at times.

Sergio Reguilon was signed on loan to cover on the left, and now United are down to just Reguilon and Dalot as the only fit full-backs.

It is possible Victor Lindelof or Lisandro Martinez could be moved to cover, however, they were the two starting centre-backs at the weekend.

The news goes from bad to worse…

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