Anthony Martial will soon come back in the MU squad, but absent against Chelsea - Manchester United manager, Erik Ten Hag provides an update about his squad ahead of facing Chelsea. He said that Anthony Martial was still absent in this match.

Manchester United is waiting for a crucial match this weekend. They are scheduled to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the 2022/23 EPL Week 13 match.

Chelsea can be said to be a very difficult opponent to beat. As a result United had to field their best team to win at Stamford Bridge.

Erik Ten Hag said that his team was a little more strengthened by one of their mainstay attackers, Anthony Martial. "Martial has been training on the pitch," Ten Hag told MUTV.

Read the manager's full comments below.

Not ready

Ten Hag said Martial's condition was getting better day by day. So he can't wait for the striker to return to action with the Red Devils.

"He [Martial] has not been able to play against Chelsea. But I think in a few days he is ready to return to our team," continued Ten Hag.

"Aaron Wan-Bissaka has also returned to training on the pitch. So this is good news for us."

Need Full Strength

Ten Hag himself was happy to see a number of injured players. He said that his team needed all of their players, because MU was about to enter a super dense period.

"This is good news for us because we need all our players. We will play a lot of games so we need a big team to cover all the games," said Ten Hag.

"We need to rotate our team, and when all our players are fit, then we have the option of rotation. So I am happy with this process," he added.

Attacker Crisis

When facing Chelsea later, MU crisis attacker. Because Cristiano Ronaldo is being temporarily frozen by Erik Ten Hag from the MU squad.

As a result, the figure of Marcus Rashford will most likely be Erik Ten Hag's mainstay against the Blues. 

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