Lisandro Martinez is in line to start out Manchester United’s opening fixture in opposition to Brighton (AMA/Getty)
Erik ten Hag has opted to pair Harry Maguire and Lisandro Martinez in central defence for Manchester United’s Premier League opener in opposition to Brighton on Sunday, in keeping with stories.
Ten Hag’s period begins at Previous Trafford this weekend with new signings Martinez, Christian Eriksen and Tyrell Malacia all accessible to function.
Martinez is the costliest out of the trio having arrived in a £56.7 million deal from Ajax however the Argentina worldwide is able to taking part in in a number of positons.
The report claims that Ten Hag has been working with the identical beginning XI in coaching this week, which included Martinez alongside Maguire.
Raphael Varane is beginning on the bench for Manchester United’s conflict with Brighton, in keeping with stories (Getty)
When requested concerning the availability of Martinez and Eriksen for the sport in opposition to Brighton, Ten Hag stated on Friday: ‘We’d like competitors within the squad, but in addition we’re going into an extended season with a number of video games.
‘We’d like a number of good gamers. They’re match sufficient to start out.’
Ten Hag additionally insists he is able to choose Cristiano Ronaldo with Anthony Martial dominated out of the sport resulting from a hamstring harm.
‘I’m actually joyful he’s right here,’ stated Ten Hag.
‘We now have a prime striker. We keep on with the plan.’
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