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Man Utd left sweating on Eriksen injury scan

Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen has handed manager Erik ten Hag an injury headache.

Eriksen will undergo a scan to determine the extent of his injury after being seen leaving Old Trafford on crutches following Saturday's FA Cup victory over Reading.

The Danish midfielder is waiting to find out how long he faces on the sidelines with concerning footage shared by a fan on Twitter showing him hobbling out of Manchester United's home ground.

Eriksen can be seen wearing a grey protective boot and using the aid of two crutches as he exits the stadium after being caught by Reading striker Andy Carroll.

United manager Ten Hag confirmed he didn't know how long Eriksen's injury break could be, admitting in Saturday's post-match press conference that a diagnosis couldn't be made until Sunday.

The Dutchman explained: "It's always difficult to say in this moment so short after the game has finished.

"But it's an ankle [injury]. We have to see what is the diagnosis, so it costs us a minimum of 24 hours before we know that and then I can say more."

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