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McTominay injury had Scotland fans feeling ‘pit of your stomach’

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Scotland would lose a “massive player” if Scott McTominay were to miss the Euros, says Michael Grant of The Times.

There were fears the Manchester United midfielder may miss this summer’s tournament after he left the field in discomfort in a 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday.

But the midfielder took to social media on Tuesday to say his injury is “nothing serious” and he hopes to be back “soon”.

“There was a real ‘pit of your stomach’ feeling when we heard about McTominay,” Grant told the BBC’s Scottish Football Podcast.

“It didn’t look good. There was a rumour during the rounds yesterday that he was going to be out for three to four months.”

“To have lost McTominay would have been an enormous blow to Scotland. Seven goals in qualifying last year. Just a massive, massive player and influence for us.

“If we’re to do anything at this tournament, we need the key players, the absolute foundations of the side, and he’s one of them.”

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