Alejandro Garnacho reveals devastating injury update after Man Utd star spotted leaving Old Trafford on crutches | The Sun

ALEJANDRO GARNACHO has provided an update on social media after suffering an injury against Southampton.

The Manchester United youngster went down under a challenge from Saints ace Kyle Walker-Peters late on in Sunday's 0-0 draw.

Garnacho was then spotted leaving Old Trafford on crutches after the match.

And now the 18-year-old has revealed on Instagram that he is set for a spell on the sidelines.

The teenager confirmed he has been forced to withdraw from the Argentina squad for this month's internationals.

As well as Argentina's games against Panama and Curacao, he will also miss United's upcoming fixtures against Real Betis and Fulham in the Europa League and FA Cup ahead of the break.

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He did not put a timeline on his return to action.

Garnacho wrote: "It is difficult to put into words how I'm feeling right now.

"Unfortunately I will not be able to help my team and team mates in the upcoming games in what is a very important part of the season for us at Manchester United.

"I am disappointed to also miss the opportunity to be with my team mates of the Argentinian National Team in what would have been a great and proud moment for me and my family.

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"This is part of football and our profession, however, I am already focused in my recovery. 

"God has taught me to never give up and I will make sure I am back stronger than ever!"

Walker-Peters wished Garnacho well on social media following his challenge, while United's Instagram account replied to the winger's post.

The Red Devils wrote: "A better Alejandro will emerge after this. Wishing you a safe and speedy recovery, @Garnacho7."

Garnacho, a 73rd minute sub, was replaced by Fred in the 90th minute after trying to play on after suffering the injury.

The Red Devils are yet to confirm exactly how long Garnacho will be out of action for.

After forcing his way into Erik ten Hag's first team this season, Garnacho has scored four goals and provided five assists in 29 games in all competitions.

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