Smith was under the impression the Manchester United midfielder would be out for some time with a knee injury. But he has revealed that the 22-year-old international regular could be ready to fly to the Far East with the rest of his team-mates for the Kirin Cup next month.
"I thought Darren had suffered a bad knee injury but I am led to believe that he is back in training now and he could actually come to Japan with us," Smith told PA Sport.
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