Man United line up without key player at Watford this weekend

first_img1 Louis Van Gaal during United’s last Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion 1center_img Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was handed an injury headache ahead of Saturday’s Premier League match at Watford, with the news that Anthony Martial left Wembley on crutches following a foot injury he sustained in the France’s friendly against England on Wednesday night. While French boss Didier Deschamps claimed it was “just a knock”, he did concede that Martial “was in quite a bit of pain after the match”, and Van Gaal will now have to call on reinforcements as he looks to resume United’s title challenge at Vicarage Road. In the past week, Michael Carrick was forced off after an ankle injury sustained in England’s match against Spain and it emerged Antonio Valencia will be sidelined for five months due to a foot injury which required an operation.Though Marouane Fellaini and James Wilson could be considered for selection in the matchday squad after their respective knocks, long-term absentee Luke Shaw and centre-back Paddy McNair make up the rest of the United players who are unavailable for selection.With news of Martial’s injury, here’s United’s possible XI against Watford at Vicarage Road.last_img

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