Erik ten Hag confirms Man Utd defender out for 'some weeks' after fresh injury setback

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The Manchester United manager was asked about Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw's fitness.

Erik ten Hag has given an injury update on Manchester United's squad ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against Luton Town.

The Dutchman revealed Luke Shaw is a doubt for the game after he was replaced at half-time in last week's 2-1 win at Aston Villa. Ten Hag described the decision as a 'precaution' on Sunday but, claimed ahead of the trip to Kenilworth Road that the lef-back might not be available.

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"Yes, he is doubtful for the weekend, but we are positive he can make it. He came out as a precaution, I think it was the right decision and we are working to Sunday."

Ten Hag also said in his pre-match press conference that Aaron Wan-Bissaka has suffered a setback on a previous injury. The ex-Crystal Palace man hasn't played since the middle of January and will not be an option against Luton, potentially leaving United with just one fit full-back for Sunday's game.

"Aaron Wan-Bissaka will take some weeks because he picked up another injury in training last week," he said, before confirming long-term absentees Mason Mount and Tyrell Malacia 'will take some more weeks'.

The latter hasn't played this season after picking up an injury over the summer, but Ten Hag is hopeful he will return in the coming weeks. "He had setbacks during his rehab process. It takes too long it is bad for him but now we turn the point and it is positive, he will return soon on the pitch and it will take long before he is returning on the pitch."

Lisandro Martinez and Anthony Martial are the only other players missing through injury, with both expected back in April.

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