Manchester United boosted by return of eight injured stars for Watford game

first_imgAdvertisement Martial withdrew from the France squad with a knee injury (Picture: Getty)Englishman Luke Shaw was unable to link up with his international team-mates, while Serbia’s Nemanja Matic too remained in Manchester.AdvertisementAdvertisementBut the Mirror claim all five injured stars will be available for selection against Watford.Lukaku is unlikely to start and is the biggest doubt of the quintet. United will be without forward Alexis Sanchez who is still recovering from a knee injury. Manchester United boosted by return of eight injured stars for Watford game Rashford is set for a quick return from injury (Picture: Getty)Manchester United will have eight players returning from injury when they take on Watford on Saturday.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sweating over the fitness of a host of crocked stars ahead of a crucial Premier League fixture.United are aiming to break back into the top four, but saw five first-team stars forced to withdraw from international duty due to injury.Strikers Marcus Rashford (ankle) and Romelu Lukaku (foot) were sent home from international duty due to injuries, while Anthony Martial was forced to pull out of the France squad with a knee problem.ADVERTISEMENT Solskjaer is aiming for a strong finish to the season (Picture: Getty)Darmian too has struggled to break into Solskjaer’s squad, but the United boss is keen to have a full squad at his disposal.United play Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, but the Red Devils’ main focus will be finishing in the top four of the league.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Shaw too is expected to play against Watford (Picture: Getty)United are just two points off fourth place and will want to overtake Arsenal with a win over Watford, as the Gunners do not play until Monday night.The Red Devils have also received a significant boost in defence with Eric Bailly, Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian all ready to return to action.Valencia played 90 minutes for Ecuador against the United States last week, but has not featured for United since the start of January.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Coral BarryTuesday 26 Mar 2019 2:05 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link568Shares Advertisement Commentlast_img

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