Hojlund, Maguire, Mount: Man Utd injuries and potential return dates ahead of Liverpool FA Cup clash

A look at the Manchester United injury situation as Erik ten Hag's men prepare to face Liverpool in the FA Cup.

Manchester United are back in action on Sunday when they take on rivals Liverpool in the FA Cup quarter-finals. The Red Devils have had a pretty miserable season so far, but they have one more opportunity to secure silverware in the form of the FA Cup.

Erik ten Hag's men have improved over the course of the year, but not to a level where the Dutchman can be fully confident in his future at the club, and especially not if United finish this season without silverware and without Champions League qualification. Injuries haven't helped, though, and they will continue to restrict the Red Devils in what is already a tough quarter-final with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday.

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Ahead of the clash, we have rounded up all of the current United injuries and each player's potential return date.

Harry Maguire - Liverpool (Sunday, March 17)

Maguire is set to return in time to face Liverpool this weekend, with Ten Hag saying: "Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka...I expect them to be available for our game against Liverpool. [Rasmus] Hojlund as well."

Aaron Wan-Bissaka - Liverpool (Sunday, March 17)

Wan-Bissaka is another who should return to face Liverpool, as detailed by Ten Hag above. The full-back has missed seven league games through his latest setback.

Rasmus Hojlund - Liverpool (Sunday, March 17)

A shorter term absentee, Hojlund should return from his muscular injury this weekend, and he will be looking to continue the fine form he has shown over recent weeks.

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Mason Mount - Brentford (Saturday, March 30)

It has been a nightmare first season at Old Trafford for Mount, who has missed much of the campaign with a calf injury. The good news is that he will catch the end of the season, with Ten Hag confirming: "He's in a good spell now and he will return shortly, I think after the international break."

Lisandro Martinez - Unknown

Martinez recently suffered a fresh setback after missing much of the season with a knee injury. His return date is unknown, with Ten Hag saying: "It's a setback, of course. You see his contribution to the team when he's playing. Apart from his technical skills, he also brings mentality into the team, but it's a big setback. He's disappointed, but he's a fighter, he will be back and he will be back stronger."

Luke Shaw - Unknown

Shaw has been an injury prone player through the years, and United won't take any further risks, according to Ten Hag. "Was (a) precaution, Luke Shaw, he gave some messages about complaints," said the United boss. "We know his history with too many injuries and we couldn't go into the risk."

Omari Forson - Unknown

The youngster is absent, but we don't yet know the extend of his injury, with Ten Hag saying: "They [Rashford and Evans] recovered after the derby, so they are available [for the Everton game], the rest is the same squad apart from Omari Forson. He dropped out, he has an injury."

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Tyrell Malacia - Unknown

Malacia has been missing all season and will have to remain patient in his recovery. "Tyrell Malacia will take some more weeks," Ten Hag said in an update. "Yeah, he had setbacks during his rehab process. It takes too long, it's bad for him."

Anthony Martial - Unknown

Martial may not get to finish his time with United with a bang, suffering a groin injury that looks set to keep him sidelined for a fair amount of time. "It's not a secret that I wanted a striker extra," Ten Hag said. "Because with the injury of Martial we don't really have back-up there, but it was not possible because we have to match the Financial Fair Play rules."

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