Modified 12 Mar 2020, 00:32 IST
Anthony Martial will miss Manchester United’s Europa League clash with LASK on Thursday, but supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes he can be match to face Tottenham.
Martial crashed into the publish whereas closing down Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson throughout United’s 2-Zero derby victory at Old Trafford final Sunday.
The striker, who scored the opening purpose, uploaded an image to social media exhibiting a nasty wound on his leg.
Having sat out coaching on Wednesday, Martial will even be rested for the Europa League last-16 first leg at Linz Stadion, but he might return in time for the Premier League assembly at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
“Anthony harm himself when he slid into the publish, so he’s not prepared for this game,” Solskjaer instructed reporters. “Hopefully [he will be ready] for Sunday, but I’m unsure.”
Solskjaer additionally hopes to see Paul Pogba again coaching with the primary crew subsequent week as he continues his restoration from ankle surgical procedure.
The France star has not performed since December 26 and has solely began six video games in all competitions this season.
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“Paul is getting nearer, but not prepared but,” stated Solskjaer. “He hasn’t skilled with the crew but but, by subsequent week, he can be prepared.”
With Martial and Marcus Rashford sidelined, Thursday’s game might see Tahith Chong given the possibility to impress in every week by which he signed a brand new contract till 2022, ending hypothesis over his future.
Solskjaer is delighted the winger signed a brand new deal and hopes to see Angel Gomes comply with swimsuit.
Gomes, 19, has solely made six first-team appearances in 2019-20 and will depart for free on the finish of the season.
“We’re very glad he can see his future right here and we now have an excellent participant right here,” Solskjaer stated of Chong.
“It’s the identical with Angel: we hope we are able to persuade him, each within the close to future and the lengthy future, that he is a Man United participant.”
Published 12 Mar 2020, 00:32 IST
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