By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 10:08 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 10:18 BST, 4 September 2020
Scott McTominay has opened up on the anguish of dealing with his recent long-term injury, as the Manchester United 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
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,