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Not only Hojlund, Ten Hag revealed Man United new major absence to face City

By Mario Perez

Erik Ten Hag could miss Bruno Fernandes for Man United's away home game against Man City.

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Manchester United coach Erik Ten Hag made a worrying revelation following the Red Devils’ late 0-1 win against Nottingham Forest in City Ground in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup, as one of the top players in his squad could be sidelined and miss the Mancunian derby against Manchester City.

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The Dutchman, who already has the absence of Rasmus Hojlund to face the Citizen, has been testing different possibilities to replace the Danish striker in the team, as none of them has really worked out until the moment.

In addition, the game against Nottingham Forest took the worst part of the Dutch manager, who complained in the after game press conference due to the ‘constant attack’ the local players would have delivered against one of the Manchester United stars, who would have gotten injured during the game.

According to the Dutchman, the Forest players targeted the star during the game, causing him an injury which could cause his absence for the game against Manchester City. “I'm not going to say what he has, but it's a serious injury. They criticize him on social media, and it's pathetic and can't be”, said Ten Hag.

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The player whom the manager spoke of is the Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes, who hasn’t missed a single game with Manchester United in two years, and could be a major absence for the Red Devils in their tough visit to Manchester City in the Etihad on Sunday.


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