Manchester United full-back Alex Telles out with ankle injury

"Alex slipped and he twisted his ankle so he'll be out for a few weeks", said manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Alex Telles ahead of the pre-season friendly between Derby County and Manchester United. The injury will keep him out of play for "few weeks", as confirmed by the manager   -  Reuters

Manchester United defender Alex Telles will be out for a "few weeks" after sustaining an ankle injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Saturday.

The Brazilian left back played in United's 2-1 pre-season victory over Derby County last weekend but will miss next week's friendlies against Brentford and Preston North End.

"Unfortunately, Alex slipped and he twisted his ankle so he'll be out for a few weeks. We're hoping that it's not going to be too bad but he'll be out for a little while," Solskjaer said before Saturday's pre-season game against Queens Park Rangers.

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United will face Everton at Old Trafford in its final pre-season game on August 7 before hosting Leeds United in its 2021-22 Premier League season opener on August 14.

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