Furious Wrexham boss Phil Parkinson warned Manchester United youngster Nathan Bishop to’steer away’ of him after his star striker Paul Mullin suffered a ruptured lung during Friday night’s friendly.
Last season’s leading scorer required oxygen as he exited the field after a heavy collision with United’s goalkeeper in the twelfth minute.
Parkinson was taken aback when Bishop received only a yellow card for a venture that would deprive him of Mullins’ offerings for an extended period of time.
Mullin shot to prominence closing season for the duration of Wrexham’s nicely documented promoting marketing campaign together along with his forty six dreams in fifty one video games in large part answerable for the Welsh aspect gaining merchandising lower back to the Football League.
The 28-year-antique now faces a race in opposition to time to be equipped for the begin of the brand new League Two marketing campaign, a lot to the annoyance of Parkinson.
‘It’s an inept venture from the goalkeeper, I’m upset with that,’ Parkinson stated. ‘It need to had been a directly red. If it’s now no longer denying a goalscoring opportunity, it’s nonetheless a risky undertaking.
‘So in case you upload the 2 situations collectively he have to were off the pitch. It’s a risky mission and obviously, Paul Mullin is our talisman.
‘I’ve handiest simply were given the information withinside the 2d 1/2 of (that he has punctured his lung). One of the physios went with him. We’ll discover later.
‘I’m fuming approximately it, I’ve were given to be sincere with you. It became an inept, reckless, project in a pre-season sport and I’m now no longer glad with it at all.
‘I haven’t visible the goalie and he’s probable nice guidance clean people in the meanwhile due to the fact we’re now no longer very satisfied.’
Mullins’ damage took the gloss off a 3-1 victory for Wrexham towards a United 2d string, controlled with the aid of using Travis Binnion.
‘Obviously, there’s a task withinside the first 1/2 of while Mullin receives injured, we are hoping he’s alright,’ stated Binnion.
‘I recognise Bish has reached out to him already and the referee should have despatched him off for that.
‘I assume Dan is definitely unfortunate, we sense perhaps one of the dreams is offside as properly, however in the end it’s approximately us. He’s attempted to attain out. He’s a awesome lad, Bish. He hasn’t were given a awful bone in his body.’