Phil Jones taken to hospital with shoulder injury

The Manchester United star was withdrawn in the first half against Hull City, prompting concerns about his participation in the England squad at the World Cup this summer

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been taken to hospital after damaging his shoulder in the club’s game against Hull City.

Jones collided heavily with Maynor Figueroa at a corner and was immediately substituted, while pitchside reports claim that the 22-year-old had his arm in a sling, plunging his World Cup hopes into doubt.

Nemanja Vidic was brought on for the youngster, making his final appearance at Old Trafford in a United shirt ahead of his summer move to Inter.

Jones looked set to be among Roy Hodgson’s defenders in Brazil this summer, having featured frequently in international squads alongside first-choice centre-backs Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka.

He has made over 100 appearances for the Red Devils since joining them from Blackburn in June 2011.

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