Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has undergone surgery on a groin injury that was causing “significant pain when playing”.
McTominay has featured in both of United’s opening two Premier League games of the season, coming off the bench in their 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday.
The 24-year-old was a notable absentee from Scotland’s squad named by Steve Clarke for their upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers in September.
“Scott has undergone surgery for an ongoing groin injury that was causing significant pain when playing,” read a club statement.
“Having tried all other treatment options in pre-season, surgery was deemed necessary to resolve the issue.
“We hope to have him back soon.”
McTominay, who made 49 appearances in all competitions last season, described the surgery has “minor” in an Instagram post on Thursday morning.We are social! follow us on: