Eric Bailly in contention to return for Manchester United this weekend
The Ivory Coast international has enjoyed another injury-hit campaign that has seen him make him just four appearances this season.
The 26-year-old was declared fit for our midweek clash against PSG in the Champions League. He was an unused substitute as the French champions won the game 3-1 on the night.
The United defence has struggled to keep clean sheets and has looked far too open this season. While Harry Maguire is locked in as a starter, the position of his partner in defence is more open to discussion.
Victor Lindelof has largely partnered Maguire with mixed success. It can be argued that Bailly being out injured has made that decision easier.
The Ivorian is an excellent player who looked the part after joining the club in 2016. Hopefully, now that he is back to fitness, he can string together a consistent run of games.
The Ivorian international has missed an incredible 72 games due to injuries. Despite being at the club for four years now, he is yet to reach the century mark and has made just 89 appearances. (h/t Transfermarkt)
It remains to be seen if he has a future at the club. It was reported earlier that United could offer him in part exchange to land Villareal star Pau Torres.
Now that he is back fit, whether Bailly can play himself back into contention remains to be seen.
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The match against West Ham will see United face off against former boss David Moyes. The Scotsman could take the Hammers into the top four if he defeats us.
Another player who is in contention to feature is Axel Tuanzebe. The defender was suspended for the midweek fixture against PSG.