It’s simple for a fringe participant to develop into forgotten about at an enormous membership, particularly in the event that they battle for health and higher gamers are signed of their place.
Even when Phil Jones was match simply now he would seemingly be fifth selection at greatest to play within the centre of Man United’s defence, so his primary precedence simply now seems to be constructing health and getting himself within the store window for a possible transfer in January.
The Carabao Cup will seemingly see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rotate his group as he rests gamers for the Premier League and the Champions League, whereas it seems like Jones has an opportunity of constructing a aggressive return for United:
OGS confirms to MUTV that Phil Jones again in @ManUtd squad for tomorrow’s sport. Not performed in first group since Tranmere in Jan 2020.
— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) September 21, 2021
He’s had his damage points for years however it’s nonetheless a shock to listen to that he’s not truly performed in a aggressive sport since January 2020, and it additionally suggests it is likely to be greatest to offer him a cameo look from the bench fairly than chucking him in from the beginning vs West Ham.