Man Utd goalkeeper punctures lung of Wrexham’s Paul Mullin throughout pleasant

Manchester United goalkeeper Nathan Bishop has been criticised after puncturing the lung of Wrexham striker Paul Mullin throughout a pre-season pleasant on Tuesday night time.

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Erik ten Hag insisted previous to Saturday’s win towards Arsenal that his groups don’t play ‘pleasant video games’, and that ominous warning got here again to chew his facet throughout Tuesday’s loss.

Wrexham talisman Mullin, who’s now a world star following their meteoric rise into the highlight, needed to be withdrawn early within the contest after colliding with Bishop when chasing a unfastened ball.

Mullin suffered a punctured lung and was swiftly taken to hospital, whereas Bishop was booed by parts of the Snapdragon Stadium till he was withdrawn at half-time.

A fiery affair then noticed Man Utd midfielder Dan Gore despatched off for a harmful problem on Wrexham’s Andy Cannon.


Talking post-match, Wrexham boss Phil Parkinson revealed his disgust at Bishop’s problem and fury that Mullin will now miss the beginning of their first season again in League Two.

“I am fuming about it, I’ve obtained to be sincere with you,” Parkinson stated. “It was a slipshod, reckless, problem in a pre-season recreation and I am not pleased with it in any respect. I have not seen the goalie and he is most likely greatest steering away from us in the intervening time as a result of we’re not very completely satisfied.

“It is a clumsy problem from the goalkeeper, I am disillusioned with that. It ought to have been a straight purple. If it is not denying a goal-scoring alternative it is nonetheless a harmful problem so when you add the 2 situations collectively he ought to have been off the pitch. It is a harmful problem and clearly Paul Mullin is our talisman.”

Although Man Utd supervisor Erik ten Hag was in attendance, they had been led by Beneath-21 coach Travis Binnion on the night time.

Talking on the incident, Binnion stated: “Clearly there is a problem within the first half when Mullin will get injured, we hope he is all proper. I do know Bish has reached out to him already and the referee might have despatched him off for that.”

Bishop later posted an apology to Mullin on social media, writing: “Simply wished to share my sincerest apologies… A whole misjudgement and a real accident with 0 malicious intent in any respect!”


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