Manchester United missing five players for Real Betis clash

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Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag has named his squad for Thursday’s Europa League last-16 second leg with Real Betis in Seville.

The 20-time English champions are in a powerful place to succeed in the quarter-finals of the competitors as a consequence of their 4-1 success within the first leg of the competition at Previous Trafford.

Brazilian attacker Antony was unable to coach with the Purple Devils on Wednesday morning as a consequence of sickness, and he has due to this fact been disregarded of the squad for Thursday’s encounter.

Alejandro Garnacho can also be absent, with the teenager selecting up an ankle damage throughout Sunday’s goalless draw with Southampton within the Premier League.

Manchester United attacker Alejandro Garnacho receives treatment on March 12, 2023.

Anthony Martial is making progress in his restoration from a hip damage, however the Frenchman misses out as soon as once more alongside Christian Eriksen (ankle) and Donny van de Beek (knee).

Nonetheless, there may be optimistic information on the damage entrance, with Marcel Sabitzer in a position to return to the squad after missing the group’s final two matches by means of damage.

Victor Lindelof has additionally returned to the squad after recovering from sickness.

Casemiro is making ready to start out a four-game home ban following his pink card in opposition to Southampton, which is able to embrace this weekend’s FA Cup quarter-final with Fulham.

Nonetheless, the Brazil worldwide is eligible to play within the Europa League and due to this fact makes the journey to Seville.

Manchester United's Casemiro looks dejected after being sent off on March 12, 2023.

Nathan Bishop, Zidane Iqbal and Kobbie Mainoo had been coaching with the primary group on Wednesday morning, however the trio should not within the squad for the European clash.

Ten Hag is believed to be contemplating shuffling his pack as a consequence of Man United’s sturdy place within the tie, with the Dutchman having one eye on Sunday’s FA Cup last-eight contest.

Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Wout Weghorst are choices within the closing third of the sector, whereas Anthony Elanga and Facundo Pellistri have additionally made the journey.

Regardless of having accidents in midfield and assault, Man United are at present well-stocked on the again, and membership captain Harry Maguire will likely be bidding to safe a uncommon begin in opposition to the La Liga outfit.

Man United squad vs. Real Betis:

De Gea, Heaton, Butland; Dalot, Lindelof, Maguire, Malacia, Martinez, Shaw, Varane, Wan-Bissaka; Casemiro, Fernandes, Fred, McTominay, Sabitzer; Elanga, Pellistri, Rashford, Sancho, Weghorst