Martial & Shaw to Miss Man Utd’s Clash with Southampton

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Manchester United have confirmed that both Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash with Southampton.

Both players were injured in the 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace, with neither in a position to feature at St Mary’s as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side look to return to winning ways.

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Diogo Dalot will also miss the meeting with Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men, with Alexis Sanchez almost certain not to be involved as he closes in on a loan move to Inter.

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Eric Bailly, meanwhile, is a long-term absentee along with Timothy Fosu-Mensah, with both players recovering from knee surgery.

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The injury to Martial will likely see Marcus Rashford given the nod in the striker role, with the likes of Dan James, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, and 17-year-old Mason Greenwood also pushing for starts in support of the England man.

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