Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed that the injury which caused Daley Blind to come off towards the end of Sunday’s match against Everton is not serious, and will only cause Blind to be rested for a few days before resuming normal training.
Blind came off in the 82nd minute after appearing to pull a hamstring after another great performance at centre-back.
In his post-match press conference, Louis van Gaal revealed that after the international break and featuring in almost every single one of United’s matches this season that his make-shift centre-back was, “at the end of his strengths.”
Normally a defensive midfielder or wing back, Blind has started most every game for United as a centre-back this season.
Van Gaal spoke of the importance oh his utility player in stating “Daley Blind has played every match this season,” but because of this, the player was “at the end of his strengths.”
Van Gaal did reveal the pure athleticism possessed by the newly deputized Dutch captain by saying that he would only need “two days off this week,” and then after that “he is okay again.”