Garnacho injury: Four Manchester United players may be called upon


Alejandro Garnacho, who was hurt during Manchester United’s loss to Southampton, will likely miss some time.

According to a statement released by Manchester United, Garnacho will be out for “a few weeks,” with no anticipated return date.

Although the teenager is disappointed to miss an Argentina call-up, Manchester United will be more affected by his absence.

Top replacements for Garnacho are:

We have examined four potential replacements for Garnacho that Manchester United may have in the coming weeks.

Facundo Pellistri

With Alejandro Garnacho out injured, Facundo Pellistri of Uruguay might see an increase in playing time.

Erik ten Hag typically calls on the Argentine to switch games even though Pellistri plays on the right and Garnacho on the left.

Pellistri took advantage of his chance when he was given the start last week against Real Betis. Over the next weeks, he will have more opportunities to show that he belongs on the first team.

The youthful winger claims to be ready for battle and promises that his time at Manchester United is “far from finished” in an Instagram post.

Anthony Elanga

Anthony Elanga might be the great winner from Alejandro Garnacho misery. The Argentine’s breakout has decreased the amount of time he plays.

Before to Garnacho’s return to the Premier League in November, he played 288 minutes in the league, but only 133 minutes thereafter.

Elanga is a backup whose only genuine path to the first team was an injury to a teammate.

Now, keeping him in January may have been the right move for United. It has been 13 months since he last scored for the club; he needs to take action to get his career back on track.

Jadon Sancho might be elected as a replacemnt by Ten Hag

Alejandro Garnacho recent breakout as an enticing alternative on the wing is one of the reasons Jadon Sancho has been used more centrally recently.

Now that Garnacho is unable to play, Sancho expected to appear more frequently in the wings. He needs to have an effect for Manchester United.

While Erik ten Hag expressed satisfaction with his performance against Southampton, the crowd was less than enthusiastic.

Sancho has a particularly good chance to succeed in the following two games. The former star of Dortmund has scored five goals this year. A late surge might bring his total to ten.

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Naom Emeran

Let’s include a wildcard choice. Noam Emeran, a French teenager, would be the young winger who would be next in line for Garnacho.

Erik ten Hag evaluated Emeran at the midseason friendlies in Spain where he played.

The 20-year-old has scored just once this season for the under-21s. But he also practised with the first team before the most recent match against Barcelona. He can be a replacement for Garnacho.

Even if it’s unlikely, Erik ten Hag could have to think about at least benching Emeran if there are any more injuries.

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