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Man Utd boss Ten Hag's update on injuries ahead of Newcastle clash.

Man United host Newcastle on Sunday, looking to build on last weekend's Premier League win over Everton.



Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag did not confirm whether forward Anthony Martial will be fit to play against Newcastle United on Sunday.


Martial assisted Antony for the equaliser at Goodison Park last weekend but was replaced by Cristiano Ronaldo, who eventually scored the winning goal on Merseyside as United secured a 2-1 win over Frank Lampard’s Toffees.


It was a real blow to Martial’s fitness as he hasn’t had a proper run of games this season without a setback, however, it is believed the ex-Monaco star will undergo a test before the game to determine if he will feature against the Magpies.



“I can’t say at this moment," Ten Hag told manutd.com when asked about the forward. "It’s too early to say something about that. We have to wait, we have to see how it progresses in the coming hours.


"Of course, we hope he will be available but if not, we do it with other players because it’s always about the players who are available and we have a good squad, as you see, and also subs can make a difference.



"If he is not available, then we have to do it with other players. We will have 20 in the squad and they have to win this game.”


The Dutchman also admitted that club captain Harry Maguire will return to training soon but won't be on the bench against Eddie Howe's side.



“Anthony Martial can be [fit] but we have to wait [to see] how it develops in the coming hours," he repeated. "Harry Maguire will not make this, but it doesn’t take long, I think.



“[Will Harry be another couple of weeks?] No, no, no. I think that next week he will be back in the team training or over the next week.”


Scott McTominay is suspended after accumulating five yellow cards in the Premier League this term, so he also won’t be available for selection this weekend.


Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe, Brandon Williams, and Donny van de Beek will miss the match as they are out due to injuries.



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