Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bailly's Back!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bailly's Back!

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ERIC Bailly is set to return to United firstteam training in time for next week's Champions League trip to Sevilla.

Bailly has been sidelined with an ankle injury since early November but M.E.N. Sport understands the 23-year-old defender is expected to participate in United's training session today.

United manager Jose Mourinho estimated Bailly would be out for 'two to three months' following surgery in mid-December and said earlier this month he hoped the centre-back would be available for selection against Sevilla in next Wednesday's Champions League round-of-16 first leg.

Mourinho is unlikely to risk Bailly against Huddersfield in tomorrow's FA Cup fifth-round tie. Bailly came back from international duty in October with a groin injury but returned for United two weeks later in the 1-0 win over Tottenham. …

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