Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has faced questions about whether Christian Eriksen will play again this season.
The Dane arrived at Old Trafford on a free transfer from Brentford in the summer of 2022 and, after some early struggles, managed to establish himself as a key midfielder alongside Casemiro.
His season was disrupted when he picked up an ankle injury under a poor challenge from Andy Carroll in the FA Cup win against Reading in January.
united They initially stated they expected Eriksen back in late April or early May depending on his progress, but after he was seen still wearing a heavy boot at their Carabao Cup celebrations at Wembley two weeks ago, there were concerns among fans that he might be in the sidelines for a while longer.
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After United’s 4-1 win over Real Betis in the Europa League on Thursday night, Ten Hag was asked if he would Eriksen He will play again this season.
“I think he will definitely play,” he said. “But I can’t predict now, but I think his progress in rehab is fine. He’s going according to plan, so we’ll definitely see him. But not before [March] international break”.
Ten Hag Then asked if he keeps Eriksen engaged on the set and with team talks, he replied: “Yes, he is. But of course, his main focus is in this moment to get back as quickly as possible because we need all the players.”
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