Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bailly Ready to Take His Chances after Injury Woes

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bailly Ready to Take His Chances after Injury Woes

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ERIC Bailly believes he has come back fitter from his latest injury setback and has vowed to 'take all the playing opportunities that present themselves now'.

The Ivorian suffered an ankle injury on international duty back in November and was ruled out for three months. Bailly made his longawaited return in the dying moments of the FA Cup win at Huddersfield in February and has since made five appearances for United.

Jose Mourinho has been careful not to rush Bailly back too quickly and he was an unused substitute in the games against Sevilla, Crystal Palace and Swansea. The 24-year-old was even left out of the match day squad for Sunday's shock defeat to West Brom.

Having only played 54 games United fans were concerned that Bailly may have picked up another injury but he has now eased their concerns. …

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