David De Gea suffers muscular injury days before Liverpool Premier League clash

David De Gea suffers muscular injury days before Liverpool Premier League clash

- David De Gea doubtful for Manchester United's Premier League clash against Liverpool

- The goalkeeper limped off the pitch during Spain's 1-1 draw against Sweden in 2020 Euro qualifiers

- De Gea has been highly consistent for the Red Devils since he joined them in 2011

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Manchester United have suffered a major set back days before their Premier League clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford.

The 28-year-old was in action for Spain in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Sweden until he limped out of the pitch in the 60th minute.

Preliminary reports reveal the former Atletico Madrid shot stopped suffered muscular injury while trying to clear the ball off his side's danger zone.

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De Gea signaled for help from the medical team and was immediately replaced by Chelsea stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

After the match, the Red Devils confirmed the news on their official website hinting he might be available for this weekend's crunch clash.

"De Gea's fitness will no doubt be a concern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of this weekend’s huge Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford.

"The boss will give an update on the Spaniard’s chances of playing during his pre-match press conference on Friday.

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"Our first-choice goalkeeper has been a model of consistency over the past few years and has missed just one league game in each of the last three full seasons.

"Prior to picking up the injury against Sweden - who had Victor Lindelof playing in defence - David had performed superbly between the sticks, having regained his place in the starting line-up ahead of Kepa."

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