Andre Onana is reportedly set to start for Cameroon against Senegal following his 5,000-mile AFCON dash to the Ivory Coast from Manchester United.

Andre Onana Is Set To Start For Cameroon Against Senegal
Andre Onana

The Red Devils goalkeeper delayed his journey to the tournament in Africa, allowing him to figure in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham for his Premier League employers.

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He was then rushed to a private jet and linked up with his national team ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations opener against Guinea.

Onana was not even named on the bench for that contest, leaving him frustrated and asking questions of why he raced to join the fold.

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But the Daily Mail claims that the 27-year-old shot-stopper will get his chance in a crucial clash with Senegal.

Onana could miss up to four games for United if Cameroon were to go deep into the AFCON competition and make their way to the final.

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On the flip side, he would not be absent for a single Red Devils fixture if the Indomitable Lions were to suffer a humbling group stage exit.

Read more: Leah Williamson Hits Out At ‘Unsustainable’ Schedule 

United, with Erik ten Hag prepared to hand 2023 summer signing Altay Bayindir his debut if Onana is not available for a FA Cup fourth-round tie with Newport County, will not be back in action until January 28 as they enjoy a short winter break.

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