Manchester United's unfortunate start to the new season isn't getting much better. In today's press conference Louis van Gaal revealed that the Red Devils' injury crisis has, in fact, deepened, with the concussed Shinji Kagawa bringing the tally up to 10 players sidelined.
Let's hope no one has told notorious fitness loudmouth/Twitter egg Raymond Verheijen, who has already laid into his compatriot's tough training regime.
United will be without three of their summer signings against Burnley, with Marcos Rojo still apparently waiting on his work permit -- or at least for his remaining ownership complications to be ironed out -- while Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw are among those who are recovering from knocks.
Van Gaal confirms Herrera remains injured & Rojo is still waiting on his work permit. "We have 10 injuries... one more than last week."— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 28, 2014
Well, Mr. Di María. It looks like you've arrived just in the nick of time ...