Erik Ten Hag has addressed Lisandro Martinez’s injury scare during the club’s Europa League quarterfinal tie against Sevilla, MySportDab reports.
Lisandro Martinez was helped off the pitch by Sevilla players after he seemed to have suffered an Achilles problem and could not continue with the game.
He was later stretchered off the pitch sparking concerns Manchester United must have been dealt a fresh injury blow after Marcus Rashford injury blow.
Speaking in post match press conference, Erik Ten Hag allay fears Lisandro Martinez have joined the growing Manchester United injury list.
When asked if Lisandro Martinez have picked up Achilles problem, Erik Ten Hag replied, “no it is not the area.”
He also added, “I cannot tell what it is, but it is not Achilles problem.”
Sharing further updates on Lisandro Martinez’s injury situation, Erik Ten Hag added Martinez will not be available for the team on Sunday as things stand.
But the club still expects him to return to action sooner after a medical examination will be conducted to determine the extent of the injury.
Lisandro Martinez was taken off the game when Manchester United have completed their five substitutions and the team were forced to play the game with 10 men.
Lisandro Martinez was hurled off the pitch in the 87th minute when the scoreline was 2-1.
Marcel Sabitzer scored a quickfire brace in the first half but Sevilla were given the lifeline late in the second half when Tyrell Malacia scored an own goal.
In the 92nd minute, Harry Maguire compounded Man United woes when he scored another own goal as the Red Devils settled for a dramatic draw against the record winners of the competiton.