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Nemanja Matic an injury doubt for Man Utd ahead of Chelsea match

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Nemanja Matic during Manchester United's win over Newcastle at Old Trafford.
Image: Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic is a doubt for the trip back to his former club Chelsea

Nemanja Matic remains a doubt for Manchester United ahead of the trip to Chelsea on Saturday, Sky Sports News understands.

The midfielder withdrew from the Serbia squad for the Nations League matches against Montenegro and Romania last week due to a back injury.

Matic, who has featured eight times for United this season, has been undergoing treatment at the club's Carrington training base.

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Sky Sports News understands Luke Shaw is also continuing his recovery from the injury which saw him withdraw from the England squad ahead of the Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain.

Marcus Rashford and David De Gea are expected to return to training on Wednesday after playing in England's 3-2 victory over Spain in Seville on Monday.

Luke Shaw during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester United at American Express Community Stadium on August 19, 2018 in Brighton, United Kingdom.
Image: Luke Shaw is also working his way back to full fitness after withdrawing from the England squad due to injury

Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Victor Lindelof, Fred and Eric Bailly are all in international action on Tuesday for their respective nations.

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