Phil Jones is likely one of the gamers at Manchester United who knew his cellphone wouldn’t be ringing when his teammates had been getting referred to as up for worldwide obligation. These days have lengthy gone.
The Manchester United centre-back’s profession has been destroyed by accidents, however there are nonetheless moments he can mirror on – like profitable the league and representing England at two World Cups.
In accordance with ESPN, Jones thought-about retiring from soccer throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, after sustaining a severe knee harm in February 2020.
It’s unhappy to see how issues turned out for Jones, however hopefully there’s nonetheless a light-weight on the finish of the tunnel — even when that’s away from Outdated Trafford.
Jones is forbidden from taking part in within the Premier League now and it’s believed that he missed out on a transfer in the summertime resulting from a knock. It’s unlikely that he shall be added to the Premier League squad in January too, with new arrival Lisandro Martinez solely pushing him additional down the pecking order.
There have been excessive hopes for Jones after he joined from Blackburn Rovers in 2011, however it might be truthful to see he by no means reached these heights, and I’d put that all the way down to accidents and having a number of totally different managers down the years.
Hopefully Jones can get a transfer and resurrect his profession in January.