Man United fans fret as key man not spotted in squad for Southampton

Major Man United worry

It looks like Manchester United will be without another key man for their EFL Cup final clash with Southampton on Sunday at Wembley.

Jose Mourinho’s side head down to London looking to pick up the first silverware available to English teams in the 2016/2017 season.

Southampton are without Virgil van Dijk, but have had two weeks rest since winning 4-0 at Sunderland in the Premier League.

The 1st cup final of the season

Manchester United meanwhile have been caught up in cup competitions that look to have slowly depleted some of Jose Mourinho’s options.

On Thursday Manchester United lost midfield pair Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Michael Carrick, two players that would surely have started the game on Sunday.

No Juan Mata

And, on Saturday, Juan Mata has not been spotted with the Manchester United squad travelling to London.

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A key man for Jose Mourinho, there are now plenty of worried Manchester United fans hoping for the best re Juan Mata. See below.

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