Phil Jones shows off stitches on way to Man Utd training after gruesome injury in West Ham win

MANCHESTER UNITED defender Phil Jones showed off his battle scars as he arrived Carrington on Sunday morning.

The centre-back suffered a gruesome head injury after a collision with Declan Rice in the 2-1 victory over West Ham and needed stitches.

Phil Jones shows off stitches on way to Man Utd training after gruesome injury in West Ham winZenpix2 Phil Jones showed off stitches as he arrived at Man Utd's training ground
Phil Jones shows off stitches on way to Man Utd training after gruesome injury in West Ham winPA:Press Association2 Jones suffered a gruesome head injury after a collision with West Ham's Declan Rice

Knowing that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men are entering a hectic end to the season, Jones literally left it all out on the pitch on Saturday night.

Blood was pouring down his face after he suffered a nasty head injury from Rice's blow, which landed just above his eyebrow.

After the ball was put out for a throw-in, physios rushed to offer treatment to the defender.

Jones was able to complete the game, but had to don a head bandage until the final whistle.

And on Sunday he showed off a Frankenstein-like mark on his forehead while arriving at United's training ground.

United snatched the three points after Paul Pogba scored a double from the spot at Old Trafford.

Felipe Anderson equalised for West Ham in the second half, but the Frenchman's late penalty salvaged a crunch win for Solskjaer's side.

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United leapfrogged Arsenal into fifth and are now two points behind the top four – although the Gunners have a game in hand.

The Red Devils are now travelling to Spain to face Barcelona in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Barca have a one-goal advantage over the Old Trafford outfit after Luis Suarez found the back of the net, heading the ball home off Luke Shaw's arm.

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