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Erik ten Hag insists Man Utd might be ‘cautious’ with Anthony Martial’s health

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Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag has revealed his plan to be ‘cautious’ with Anthony Martial following his return to health, however has hinted at a serious function for the Frenchman.

Regardless of posting a 23-goal season in 2019/20, Martial gave the impression to be on the finish of the street for United when he joined Sevilla on mortgage in January after an 18-month spell yielding solely eight objectives.

With a change of supervisor got here the possibility of a recent begin, just for hamstring and Achilles points to derail his first few weeks of the brand new marketing campaign. However Martial confirmed promise with 45 minutes and an help in opposition to Liverpool in August, earlier than netting twice off the bench within the Manchester derby on the weekend and making the score-line barely much less embarrassing.

With Cristiano Ronaldo nonetheless out of favour and United in any other case missing a correct ‘quantity 9’ in a sea of vast forwards, Martial is primed to turn out to be a key participant as soon as extra…if he can keep match.

“We’re completely satisfied he’s again. However we are going to take it cautious, step-by-step, in a course of to deliver him again,” Ten Hag defined in a membership media interview.

“He [has] performed now nearly a half, so 35 minutes, which is sweet, and now we’ve got to increase that. However [we will do that] from recreation to recreation, and we’ve got quite a lot of video games to cowl.”

Hear now to 90min’s Manchester United podcast, The Promised Land, with Scott Saunders & Rob Blanchette. Within the newest episode they focus on the fallout from the heavy Manchester derby defeat and whether or not Bruno Fernandes warrants a while on the bench.

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