Manchester United delivered gloomy news at the end of the season.
On the 15th (Korean time), Man Utd announced on its official website that Lisandro Martinez and Rafael Varane. Announced the extent of injuries suffered by two defenders.
In the first leg of the 2022/23 season 메이저놀이터UEFA (European Football Federation) Europa League quarterfinals against Sevilla, which ended in a 2-2 draw on the 14th, Manchester United suffered an unfortunate accident in which both defenders were injured.
First, Baran was substituted at the start of the second half, and Martinez also left the ground on a stretcher in the 41st minute after complaining of ankle pain.
After a thorough examination of the injuries suffered by both defenders, Manchester United said, “First, Lisandro will be out for the rest of the season due to a fractured metatarsal bone in his foot.”
“Lisandro, who was injured in the Europa League match against Sevilla, is expected to make a full recovery before the start of next season,” he added.
As for Varane, “Lisandro’s partner Barando was replaced with an injury in the same game and is expected to miss the next few weeks.”
As it became clear that two key defenders were out of power, an emergency was put on the United Nations. In the situation where the main left defender Luke Shaw had already left due to a muscle injury, an injured person was added to the defensive line.
With two central defenders listed on the injured list, United will have no choice but to use Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof as their centre-back combination for the time being.
However, both players have been pushed out of the starting lineup due to sluggish performance this season and have not had much time to play, so there is a question mark in their performance and game sense.
Manchester United is currently in 4th place in the Premier League in the 2022/23 season with 9 league games left, with 56 points (17 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses). However, competing teams, including Tottenham Hotspur (53), are aiming for the fourth place.
Also, the FA Cup semi-final match against Brighton remains, and on the 21st, we have to leave for Seville to play the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals.
At the crucial moment at the end of the season, attention is focused on how Manchester United will overcome this crisis as key defenders continue to suffer from injuries.