Jose Mourinho confirms Man United trio will miss Crystal Palace clash

Jose Mourinho confirms that Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind will not be fit for Man United's trip to Crystal Palace

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
jose mourinho
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: UEFA / Handout

Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind will not be fit for Manchester United’s Premier League trip to Crystal Palace on Monday night.

The Red Devils head into the game looking to build on their impressive 2-1 victory over Chelsea FC at Old Trafford last weekend, as they came from a goal down to beat Antonio Conte’s men.

Manchester United have since had the week off to prepare for their Premier League trip to Palace on Monday night as Mourinho looks to steer his side to a top-four finish in the Premier League table.

Defensive trip Jones, Rojo and Blind have all been struggling with injury problems in recent weeks and Mourinho has confirmed that none of them will be fit for the trip to Selhurst Park.

Speaking at a news conference at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground on Friday afternoon, Mourinho confirmed:

Manchester United are aiming to finish as high as possible in the Premier League table this season after they ended up in sixth place in the Premier League table last term.

The Red Devils did, however, manage to secure qualification for this season’s Champions League by beating Ajax in the Europa League final last term.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

US Open 2018
The Sport Review
Novak Djokovic on Federer, Nadal, and gaining perspective: ‘We have pushed each other to the limit’
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Rio Ferdinand instructs Man United star to learn from Cristiano Ronaldo
The Sport Review
Garth Crooks predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish
The Sport Review
Jamie Redknapp hails ‘influential’ Man United star