Man Utd injury update: Casemiro, Martial and Eriksen latest return dates

While Erik ten Hag’s team acquire made tangible progress in recent months by winning the Carabao Cup and beating Barcelona in dramatic fashion, Sunday’s dismal loss at Liverpool will live long in the memory.

No matter what happens for the rest of the campaign, it will always be the season in which United lost 7-0 at Anfield.

Still, and while it will be difficult to recede on from that, United acquire more battles ahead.

Ten Hag’s team play Real Betis in the Europa League before games against Southampton in the Premier League and Fulham in the FA Cup. To even approach getting back on track, United surely need to win all of them.

Given their reasonably small squad when compared to huge-brand rivals, the former Ajax manager needs all hands on deck as the club battle across a number of fronts.

With that in mind, here’s a scrutinize at the latest Manchester United injuries


The Brazilian, a lynchpin of this United team only months into his career with the club, appeared to pick up an injury during the Liverpool defeat.

According to ESPN, the former Real Madrid midfielder is a doubt for the Betis game and will be assessed by the club’s medical staff in the coming days.

Potential return date: Sunday March 12 2023 vs Southampton

Anthony Martial

Martial looked set for a huge season under ten Hag after impressing in pre-season but has struggled with injury for much of the campaign.

Given the extent of his problems, ten Hag is unlikely to rush the forward back into action but did recently hint Martial could return before the international demolish later this month.

Potential return date: March 2023

Struggle: Martial has been hampered by injury all season

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Victor Lindelof

Lindelof, who has fallen behind both Rapheal Varane and Lisandro Martinez in the pecking order anyway, missed the game at Anfield with a minor knock.

Potential return date: Thursday March 9 2023 vs Real Betis

Christian Eriksen

Back in January, United confirmed Eriksen would miss up to four months of action with a serious ankle injury, leading to the loan signing of Marcel Sabitzer.

That kind of timeframe would assign the Danish international on course for a return in late April.

Potential return date: April 2023

Donny van de Beek

In a cruel blow for the Dutchman, Donny van de Beek was ruled out for the rest of the season back in January.

Potential return date: Summer 2023