Christian Eriksen Out Til April With Ankle Injury
Manchester United and Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen will be out until late April with an ankle injury sustained in the FA Cup on Saturday.
The news was confirmed by manager Erik ten Hag in his press conference ahead of Man United’s second leg League Cup clash against Nottingham Forest.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 31, 2023
The former Tottenham and Brentford midfielder was injured by Andy Carroll and was subbed off during the club’s 3-1 win over Reading in the FA Cup 4th Round.
Eriksen joins Diogo Dalot, Anthony Martial, Scott Mctominay and Donny van de Beek on the injury list ahead of a congested fixture list.
Manchester United are the only club in England still in four competitions.
Despite a busy schedule on the horizon, the club are not in any talks to sign a replacement in the final few hours of the transfer window.
However, latest reports from FC Bayern journalist Florian Plettenberg identifies Marcel Sabitzer as a potential option for Man United however Chelsea are also interested.
❗️Excl. News #Sabitzer: @ManUtd AND @ChelseaFC have BOTH inquired about Sabitzer today. They push for a transfer now. Bayern in talks with the clubs. #MUFC #CFC @SkySportDE 🇦🇹 pic.twitter.com/ROBUIuyFsa
— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) January 31, 2023
The Telegraph also reports that Spanish club Atletico Madrid have offered Yannick Carrasco following the blow to Eriksen.
🔴 Yannick Carrasco offered to Manchester United after Christian Eriksen injury blow
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) January 31, 2023
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