“Having tried all other treatment options in pre-season, surgery was deemed necessary to resolve the issue.
“We hope to have him back soon.”
McTominay poised to miss busy September
The absence of their midfield workhorse is a blow for United, who look set for a jam-packed start to the autumn, with league, cup and European clashes all on the agenda.
They will discover who they will face in the Champions League group stages this week, while they have been drawn against West Ham in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
Premier League clashes with Newcastle, the Hammers once more and Aston Villa also await following this weekend’s game with Wolves.
Scotland issue pair of maiden call-ups
In McTominay’s absence, coach Steve Clarke has called on Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson, who has earned a first call-up into the senior international set-up following his impressive form.
St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark, a key member of the Perth outfit’s Cup double success last term, is also a maiden inclusion in the squad, while uncapped Motherwell shot stopper Liam Kelly, also makes the cut.
Kenny McLean also returns after missing out on Euro 2020 through injury, while Liverpool’s Andy Robertson and Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney headline the Premier League contingent.
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