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'They’re the type of people who get you through stuff': Man United star Scott McTominay reveals his mum and dad moved in with him for three months as he battled back from injury Scott McTominay has opened up on the toll of suffering a long-term injury  The 23-year-old picked up a knee injury during United's 4-1 win over Newcastle  The midfielder revealed family support is crucial to keep on track when injured McTominay said his parents moved in with him as he looked to make a recovery 

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 10:08 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 10:18 BST, 4 September 2020

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Scott McTominay has opened up on the anguish of dealing with his recent long-term injury, as the midfielder revealed his parents moved in with him to help him cope with being away from first-team action. 

The 23-year-old had impressed since breaking into the senior squad under former boss Jose Mourinho but was hit by a long-term knee injury during United's 4-1 win over Newcastle on Boxing Day. 

By the time Project Restart got underway, the Scotland international had returned to full fitness but could only find himself rotated in and out of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. 

Scott McTominay has opened up on the mental toll that long-term injuries have on footballers

Scott McTominay has opened up on the mental toll that long-term injuries have on footballers

The 23-year-old was sidelined for a long spell after picking up a knee injury on Boxing Day

The 23-year-old was sidelined for a long spell after picking up a knee injury on Boxing Day

And the United star has revealed the mental toll that such a setback has on a young footballer, and expressed the importance of family support during difficult times. 

'Whenever it's all going swimmingly,

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