Martinez was knocked out for a long time again. Manchester United’s Argentinian defender Lisandro Martinez has not been left behind by injuries. The World Cup-winning defender returned to the field three matches ago after a four-month injury. But this time he got injured again and was sidelined for about two months.
Manchester United won 3-0 against West Ham at Old Trafford last Sunday (February 4). Martinez was injured in the second half of the match. After that in the press conference after the match, it was understood by listening to the coach that he has suffered a major injury again. And so it happened.
United said in a statement on Monday (February 5) that the 26-year-old defender will be sidelined for at least eight weeks. This Argentinian has injured his knee ligament. But the good news is that Martinez does not need surgery.
Martinez missed the end of the 2022-23 season after suffering a metatarsal tear in April last year. He was out for many days in the first part of this season. The former Ajax defender returned with a match against Tottenham on January 14. Martinez had to leave the field again for a long time.
Manchester United started this season badly. However, they have started to return to the rhythm in the last few matches. But in the meantime got bad news. Ten Hague’s team is in sixth place in the league with 38 points in 23 matches.