Manchester United receive injury boost

Manchester United winger Ashley YoungManchester United have been handed a boost by the news that Ashley Young has returned to training, The Daily Mail report.

The England international winger has been on the sidelines since he picked up a knee injury in the Red Devils’ victory over Fulham on August 25.

Young has been in recovery since, but made his return to training on Wednesday along with a number of other senior players that are not on international duty.

It is believed that Young is making good progress after suffering over a month on the sidelines, and Sir Alex Ferguson is hopefully that the attacker will be available for selection in the next Premier League fixture against Stoke on October 20.

Chris Smalling has also been on the sidelines and was expected to return to training yesterday also, however sat out the session.

It is believed that the versatile defender is on the recovery path too however, and could well also be able to play against Stoke.