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Bastian Schweinsteiger Suffers Further Embarrassment At Manchester United

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Suffers Further Embarrassment At Manchester United

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Things just seem to go from bad to worse for Bastian Schweinsteiger.

The German World Cup winner hasn't kicked a competitive ball for club or country since Euro 2016 after new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho decided he no longer had a part to play at Old Trafford.

Schweinsteiger failed to secure a transfer away from United before the transfer window closed at the end of August, and appears to be kicking his heels on the sidelines and training with the youth squad.

But the midfielder's fortunes sunk to a new low today when he wasn't even invited to have his picture taken in the Red Devils' annual squad photo:

The likes of Tim Fosu-Mensah, Phil Jones and Matteo Darmian have barely featured in the first-team this season, and they were all included - so where's Bastian?

We weren't the only ones to notice his omission:

Moreover, clubs usually present the trophies won from the previous season in these photos - so where's the FA Cup?

The Community Shield takes pride of place front and centre, but the bigger, more illustrious trophy is nowhere to be seen:

Has Louis van Gaal pinched it and taken it back to Holland?

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Topics: Jose Mourinho, Football, Manchester United, Bastian Schweinsteiger

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