Joachim Low delivers Man United injury update on Bastian Schweinsteiger

Germany manager Joachim Low delivers injury update on Man United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Joachim Low says Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger hasn’t suffered a serious injury.

The Red Devils midfielder didn’t feature in Germany’s 1-0 defeat by the Republic of Ireland at The Aviva on Thursday night.

Schweinsteiger has been a key part of Louis van Gaal’s side since his £6.7m move to Manchester United from Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window.

And Low, whose side are still top of their qualifying group, reassured concerned United supporters that Schweinsteiger isn’t a long-term injury concern.

“For Bastian it looks like he may not be able to make it in time for Sunday,” Low is quoted as saying following Germany’s 1-0 loss to Ireland. “Two to three days, that’s how long he needs to rest so it will be very, very tight.”

Schweinsteiger moved to United in a reported £6.7m deal from Bayern in the summer transfer window.

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The 31-year-old endured a forgettable performance in a 3-0 loss to bitter rivals on Arsenal on Sunday afternoon.

The World Cup winner has made eight Premier League appearances since his switch from the Bundesliga champions to Old Trafford.

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