February 8, 2023

Erik ten Hag clarifies Wout Weghorst availability for Manchester derby

Manchester United supervisor Erik 10 Hag has verified that Wout Weghorst will not be offered to make his debut against Manchester Town on Saturday.

The Red Devils host their neighbourhood rivals in the day’s early kick-off, and United had to begin with hoped to register the Dutch striker – who is signing up for on bank loan from Burnley until eventually the stop of the year – in time to be element of Ten Hag’s matchday squad.

But talking to the media for his pre-match obligations, Ten Hag admitted that while a offer is imminent “he will not be accessible for tomorrow.”

United’s boss also ruled Diogo Dalot out of competition to face Town, who trail Leading League leaders Arsenal by five points, which is likely to see a resurgent Aaron Wan-Bissaka keep on at correct-back again.

10 Hag also spoke about the health of Anthony Martial, indicating: “Anthony Martial properly trained this morning, so we have to wait around how he recovered from his training and that will be made a decision tomorrow.

“It is a tiny point in his leg so it will be superior tomorrow or he will be available for Wednesday.”

Much more to follow…

On this edition of TPL, Scott Saunders & Rob Blanchette explore Man Utd’s chances in the Manchester derby, and listen to from Rio Ferdinand on Wout Weghorst and his perfect centre forward signing for MUFC.