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Andre Onana to return early to Man Utd after pelvic injury on Cameroon duty

Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana will return early to Manchester United after picking up a pelvic injury in the World Cup qualifier against Mauritius.

The 27-year-old suffered the setback during the second half of the 3-0 victory on Friday and he was substituted with 10 minutes left of normal time.

The west African giants have now confirmed that Onana won’t be available against Libya and The Athletic claim that he will return to United for further tests.

It is left to be seen whether he will be available to face Everton next weekend.

Bayindir could make debut versus Everton

Onana was initially deemed to have suffered a shoulder problem but he has instead picked an injury to the pubis, one of the three bones that make up the pelvis.

The €40 million-rated star was in discomfort when he was substituted on Friday. If he does not recover in time, Altay Bayindir could be handed his Red Devils debut.

The Turkish star joined the club from Fenerbahce last summer. He was the number one at the Istanbul outfit but has yet to play a single minute for United.

Onana has been an undisputed starter for manager Erik ten Hag since the campaign started. The Dutch tactician could finally be forced to make a change.

Bayindir is similarly a good ball-playing goalkeeper. It was anticipated that he could make his debut in early January but it could come earlier than predicted.

United have a testing schedule after the international break with away games against Everton, Galatasaray and Newcastle United in the space of just one week.

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