Rangnick confirms the absence of 6 players for Man United against Chelsea

Manchester United interim coach, Ralf Rangnick, confirmed the absence of 6 of his team players from the expected match against Chelsea, scheduled for Thursday evening, April 28, at Old Trafford, in the 37th round of the English Premier League. Premier League.

And the English Premier League had previously provided the date of the match between Manchester United and Chelsea, to be held this Thursday, April 28, instead of next May 15, and, according to Rangnick, the “Red Devils” battalion will fight the Blues without relying on 6 players.

Rangink said in an interview highlighted by the global “90min” platform that the quartet Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Fred and Edinson Cavani will continue to be absent from the Manchester United squad, after his absence from the team’s 3-1 loss against Arsenal on Saturday (April 23) in the English Premier League.

Coach Eric Ten Hag and Ivorian striker Sebastian Haller

Rangnick explained the absence of English defender Maguire, with the latter suffering from a slight knee problem, to continue his departure from the starting lineup for Manchester United, after his absence from the last Arsenal match due to receiving a threatening letter to his family from fanatical fans of the club, according to various reports.

In addition to the English defenders Maguire and Shaw, the Brazilian midfielder Fred and the Uruguayan striker Cavani, Rangnick confirmed the absence of the English winger Jadon Sancho and his compatriot right-back Aaron Van Bissaka from the Chelsea match.

Sancho will miss the Manchester United and Chelsea match this Thursday (April 28); Because of his suffering from tonsillitis, while Rangnick did not explain the reasons for Bissaka’s absence in detail, but reports indicated that the 24-year-old suffered an injury.

Manchester United occupies sixth place in the English Premier League, with 54 points from 34 games (15 wins, 9 draws, 10 defeats), 6 points behind Tottenham Hotspur, the fourth, who played a game less.

On the other hand, Chelsea occupies third place in the Premier League standings, with 65 points from 32 matches (19 wins, 8 draws, 5 defeats), and the top four teams in the championship table qualify for the Champions League competitions in the new season 2022-23.


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