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Phil Jones

23-Year-Old Defender     Manchester United  Premier


STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  2/13/2016
Birthdate:  February 21, 1992    
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  159 lbs    
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February 8, 2016    Phil Jones News

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Jones played nearly an hour for United's U-21 side on Monday as he continues to work his way back from an ankle injury.

Jones has been sidelined since early January due to the injury, but he is closing in on a return after Monday's workout. As long as he doesn't suffer any setbacks in training this week, he could return Saturday against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

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February 5, 2016

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Jones trained with the Manchester United first team Friday, according to manager Louis van Gaal.

Jones is training with the first team, but Van Gaal didn't indicate whether he'd be ready to start or not. Having missed four straight league matches, it's hard to see Jones getting the call at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Cameron Borthwick-Jackson may be in line for another start.

January 22, 2016

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Jones (ankle) has been ruled out of the Newcastle clash on Saturday.

Jones has been sidelined by numerous injuries for the most part of the season. This is just another ailment that adds to the dreadful season the defender has had so far.

January 15, 2016

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Jones (ankle) will miss Sunday's match with Liverpool.

It is unclear when Jones will return from this latest ankle injury, which is similar to the last ankle concern he went through. One of the team's first-choice center backs when fit, Jones has only made it into 13 matches across all competitions this season thanks to a variety of injury concerns.

January 3, 2016

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Jones was taken off at halftime of Saturday's match against Swansea City after aggravating a previous ankle injury, the Manchester Evening News reports.

Manager Louis van Gaal noted after the match that Jones' injury was "more or less the same injury he had last time," which certainly doesn't bode well for his quick return. Jones started at right back Saturday, with Daley Blind playing centrally, and Matteo Darmian, who replaced Jones on Saturday, will likely slot into the starting lineup.

December 12, 2015

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Jones (ankle) was introduced in stoppage time in place of Paddy McNair in the 2-1 loss to Bournemouth.

The defender made a surprising early return after he was expected to be sidelined for a little longer. The return is priceless news for LVG with the manager forced to start three inexperienced youngster in the defense who were totally out of sync against the Cherries.

December 11, 2015

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Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for Saturday's match against Bournemouth.

Jones has already missed nearly four weeks due to the ailment and it appears unlikely that he'll be able to return next week as well. Getting back to fitness will be even more important now, as United are also dealing with injuries to Chris Smalling (groin), Matteo Darmian (hamstring), Antonio Valencia (foot) and Marcos Rojo (shoulder), among others.

November 27, 2015

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Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for Saturday's clash with Leicester.

Manager Louis van Gaal did not indicate when Jones would return, though it is unlikely to be a long-term issue. Daley Blind is expected to start in Jones' place alongside Chris Smalling.