Manchester United’s 14 million pounds summer signing Daley Blind has inflicted a major blow to Louis van gaal’s Manchester United as he suffered a knee injury while being on an international duty for Netherlands.
Blind, the former Ajax captain was a star performer for Netherlands in the world cup .His performances for Ajax and Netherlands saw him link up with Louis Van Gaal at Manchester united.
The incident occurred in Netherland’s euro 16 qualifier match against Latvia where he came second best in a tackle against Latvia’s striker Latvian Eduards Visnakovs.
Blind has been impressive and ever present in van gaal’s side and has played every minute of Manchester United’s league games as well as having 90% passing accuracy.
His versatility will be huge miss for the red devils. He played as a wing-back in 5-3-2 formation, a holding midfielder in some matches as well as a centre back in United’s last game against against Crystal Palace.
The injury will see him Miss United’s huge next match against Arsenal at the emirates stadium. United will hope that the injury is not that serious and he is back sooner rather than later.