Anthony Martial will miss Brighton and Hove Albion season opener – Man United News And Transfer News

Anthony Martial is injured and won’t play for Manchester United in Sunday’s Premier League opener towards Brighton.

The Athletic’s Laurie Whitwell wrote:

“Martial, 26, has suffered a minor hamstring downside and the timing of his return is unclear, though it’s hoped he could return for the journey to Brentford on August 13.

“If he’s unable to get well by then his subsequent probability to characteristic would come towards Liverpool on August 22.”

The information will come as a bitter blow to supervisor Erik ten Hag, who has no different match strikers out there to take Martial’s place.

Having missed United’s pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia, Cristiano Ronaldo has solely had 45 minutes of soccer to date and isn’t match match.

Ronaldo is likely to be pressed into taking part in 45 to 60 minutes however it isn’t a super resolution.

Until Marcus Rashford is given a run ready that he has had earlier expertise, United should play the match with a false 9 or by taking part in one other star out of place.

The problem highlights how desperately United want striker reinforcements.

Talks are reportedly ongoing to signal Purple Bull Salzburg’s Benjamin Sesko, however at 19 years of age and solely a handful of senior video games underneath his belt, this may be asking lots even when United are capable of signal him.

With Ronaldo wanting to go away, a state of affairs such because the catastrophic window of January 2020 might happen, when the Purple Devils ended up signing Odion Ighalo on mortgage on the eleventh hour.

As most golf equipment have already made their transfer for strikers this season, there are few choices left at an inexpensive value.


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