Bailly's Manchester United comeback marred by injury worry

The Ivory Coast defender has not played for United since the last-gasp 2-1 win over Middlesbrough on New Year's Eve, spending the past few weeks at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Bailly was given a run-out in Monday's reserve fixture against Everton, but limped off in the 58th minute after suffering an ankle injury.

Eric Bailly limped out of his Manchester United comeback after less than an hour of action for the club's Under-23 side.

The Ivory Coast defender has not played for United since the last-gasp 2-1 win over Middlesbrough on New Year's Eve, spending the past few weeks at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Bailly was given a run-out in Monday's reserve fixture against Everton, but limped off in the 58th minute after suffering an ankle injury.

United faces Hull City in the Premier League on Wednesday before travelling to champion Leicester City at the weekend as it looks to extend its unbeaten top-flight run, which stands at 13 matches.

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