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Ten Hag drops Man Utd injury update on Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes at Man Utd
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The Portugal international was pictured wearing a protective boot after coming off with an ankle problem against Brighton.

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has admitted there is ‘a question mark’ hanging over Bruno Fernandes’ availability for the Tottenham Hotspur game on Thursday.

The 28-year-old midfielder came off in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final victory over Brighton with an ankle injury. He left Wembley wearing a protective boot. His potential absence will come as a blow for United, with defenders Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane already out.

“There are some unavailable,” Ten Hag said in a pre-match press conference on Wednesday.

“Martinez, Varane. We have to see how Bruno Fernandes is. We don’t know yet. He is a question mark.

“It’s more often that players [wear the boot], that we protect them. But [the ankle] has to settle down. We all have seen he played the full game [90 minutes before extra time].

“It happened in the first half. [The game is] Thursday, so tomorrow is quick, but we have to see what is possible.”