Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided an injury update on Scott McTominay which doesn’t make for pretty Scotland or Manchester United reading.

After another stellar display during the Red Devils’ 3-1 win over Brighton, McTominay was taken off following an awkward fall.

McTominay has suffered an injury. (Photo by Daniel Chesterton/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

United’s boss has confirmed the Scots midfielder will need to get it scanned, but it will likely rule him out of Scotland contention this month.

Solskjaer told Sky Sports: “He went over on his ankle and it looked like a painful one. “He’s in for a scan tomorrow so it could be a couple of weeks out but we hope not.


“He wasn’t rolling around so hopefully it won’t be too serious.”

McTominay will be a miss for Scotland should ankle injury sideline him

Whilst the games against Cyprus and Kazakhstan don’t mean much as individual matches, they will be used as confidence builders ahead of Scotland’s Euro 2020 play-off matches next year.

Scotland boss Clarke has picked McTominay consistently. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Steve Clarke hasn’t been shy in his praise of McTominay recently but it looks like he’ll have to do without him this time around. The Red Devils midfielder has started every game of Clarke’s reign so far.

McTominay has been excellent this season, appearing in every Premier League game for United so far. He has matured rapidly over the last few months and is now a mainstay in the Old Trafford midfield.

Both club and country will hope he hasn’t sustained serious damage against the Seagulls.

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