Manchester United are badly in need of defensive reinforcement but Jose Mourinho is not hopeful of getting two key men back before Thursday.
Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones all seemed to be called into doubt by Jose Mourinho after Manchester United drew with Swansea City.
Question marks have been raised over the futures of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones as they continue to be unavailable for Manchester United.
Manchester United will be without Chris Smalling and Phil Jones for the foreseeable future, but Wayne Rooney is fit again.
Injuries suffered by Chris Smalling and Phil Jones have prompted further frustration for Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Jose Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players when Manchester United take on West Brom.