Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford (Getty)
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday printed France forward Anthony Martial might perchance per chance well omit the relaxation of the season with a knee damage.
Martial changed into once compelled off with the scenario for the length of France’s World Cup qualifier towards Kazakhstan final weekend.
The 25-Twelve months-frail changed into once absent from United’s squad for his or her Premier League conflict with Brighton on Sunday and Solskjaer is anxious he will likely be sidelined for the relaxation of the promoting campaign.
“Unfortunately he’s sprained his knee with France,” Solskjaer informed MUTV.
“Or no longer it’s continuously once they crawl away on internationals, you can want got fingers crossed and you hope that they can advance aid match.
“Paul (Pogba) performed in all three games so that changed into once a enhance for us nonetheless losing Anthony for what is going to likely be the relaxation of the season is amazingly disappointing, especially when the reports and signals from there are that it wasn’t severe nonetheless it appears to be like a sinful one, yeah.”
Talking to BT Sport, Solskjaer offered a glimmer of hope that Martial might perchance per chance build it aid earlier than United’s season is over, announcing “He sprained his knee with France and it appears to be like love he’ll be out for a number of weeks, without a doubt.
“We hope to rating him aid earlier than the discontinue of the season nonetheless we’re no longer obvious.”
Solskjaer did no longer mention if Martial might perchance per chance well be a doubt for the France squad on the delayed Euro 2020, which begins in June.
Martial has scored impartial correct seven needs for United this season, with none in his final 9 appearances.