Manchester United and Scotland wait on Scott McTominay ankle scan results

Solskjaer on McTominay injury: "He went over on his ankle and it looked like a painful one. He’s in for a scan [on Monday] so it could be a couple of weeks out but we hope not"

Scott McTominay goes down injured in Manchester United's 3-1 win over Brighton at Old Trafford
Image: Scott McTominay was injured in Manchester United's 3-1 win over Brighton

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay could be out for a "couple of weeks" after he injured his ankle during their win over Brighton.

The 22-year-old played a key role in United's comfortable 3-1 victory in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Sunday before limping off near the end.

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McTominay's injury will be assessed on Monday, with his involvement in Scotland's European Qualifiers against Cyprus and Kazakhstan seemingly in doubt.

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"He went over on his ankle and it looked like a painful one," said Solskjaer.

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"He's in for a scan [on Monday] so it could be a couple of weeks out but we hope not. He wasn't rolling around so hopefully it won't be too serious."

McTominay also limped off during Thursday's 3-0 defeat of Partizan Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday before being given the nod to face Brighton.

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Andreas Pereira's deflected goal gave United the lead on 17 minutes and it was doubled two minutes later when McTominay forced Davy Propper into putting through his own net.

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Lewis Dunk scored for Brighton against the run of play in the second half only for Marcus Rashford to restore the two-goal cushion.

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