Manchester United have been severely affected by injuries since the start of the 2014-15 season.
The likes of Ashley Young, Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are all out, while star midfielder Ander Herrera is sidelined for ‘weeks' due to a rib fracture.
United’s injury woes appeared to be a matter of joke for The Sun. The British tabloid posted the following picture on social networking site Twitter just before Sunday's match in what was certainly meant as a joke.
EXCLUSIVE - Details of Man Utd's injury-ravaged subs bench emerge ahead of Everton clash... pic.twitter.com/Vtsouof0yD— The Sun - Football (@TheSunFootball) October 5, 2014
One United player who has recovered from his injury and was on the substitutes’ bench at Old Trafford on Sunday is Maroune Fellaini.
The Belgium international midfielder had been suffering with an ankle, but he is now fully fit and came on as a substitute against Everton. On the United teamsheet, though, Fellaini’s name was spelt wrong: