Man Utd star shows off leg injury after Everton loss


Manchester United’s chances of finishing in the top-four in the Premier League are now surely over.

United travelled to relegation-threatened Everton on Saturday lunchtime but succumbed to a 1-0 defeat.

A first-half deflected strike from Anthony Gordon was the only goal of the game as the visitors failed to really trouble Jordan Pickford.

That’s despite a returning Cristiano Ronaldo playing the entire match.

The Portuguese superstar cut a frustrated figure throughout but almost equalised at the death but saw his effort saved by Pickford.

At the final whistle, Ronaldo couldn’t leave the pitch quick enough.

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However, he was slowed down by a slight limp caused by some nasty stud marks on his shin following a tackle.

Ronaldo removed his shin pad and pulled down his sock to reveal a bloody shin.

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Ouch.

Of course, it’s not unusual for a footballer to collect a few stud marks after a tough 90 minutes.

But those injuries must have been particularly sore for the 37-year-old after yet another loss for the Red Devils.

Ralf Rangnick’s side remain seventh and are three points adrift of Tottenham who occupy fourth having played a game more. They’re also three adrift of Arsenal, who have two games in hand.

With trips to Liverpool, Arsenal and a home clash against Chelsea to come, it’s now looking highly unlikely Man Utd will be playing Champions League football next season.

Ronaldo in the Europa League – or even the Europa Conference League next season? It certainly looks that way.

Man United are a DISGRACE | Everton 1-0 Manchester United (The Football Terrace)

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