Bruno Fernandes has examined constructive for Covid (Reuters)
The midfielder, who has scored 9 targets and registered 14 assists for United this season, missed the 3-2 victory over Tottenham on Saturday.
And Ralf Rangnick admits he might want to have to make a late name for United’s match in opposition to Atletico at Outdated Trafford.
When requested about Fernandes’ availability, Rangnick replied: ‘I don’t know.
‘With Scotty, I hope so however he had some muscular issues together with his calf. That’s why we determined to not play him [against Tottenham], as a result of Scotty, fairly like Fred, is barely useful if he can carry out with 100 per cent of his bodily capability.
‘Luke hopefully will probably be again in coaching Monday and Bruno we should wait and see till Tuesday. This may most likely be a last-minute race with him – attributable to Covid.’
Bruno Fernandes skilled on Wednesday however missed Manchester United’s win in opposition to Spurs (Getty)
Rangnick, in the meantime, has urged Cristiano Ronaldo to change into an ‘engine’ of United’s crew following his hat-trick in opposition to Tottenham.
‘Cristiano is a vital participant, in fact,’ stated Rangnick.
‘Together with his popularity and with the best way he can nonetheless play, he has affect on the crew for certain.
‘However there are additionally different gamers within the crew who should take duty, who should carry out, who might be leaders of the crew.
‘He generally is a chief with a efficiency like at present. That is what I’ve been telling him since I arrived, that with a efficiency like at present he might be one of many engines of the crew.
‘However we have now fairly just a few different gamers who can do the identical, together with Fred, Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof, whoever.
‘Even Edi [Edinson Cavani] when he got here on [for] the final 10 or quarter-hour confirmed how essential and what sort of position he can nonetheless play for the crew.
‘I want him to be accessible till the top of the season. It was an enormous disgrace and in addition not good for our crew to not have him accessible within the final six weeks.’
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