Erik ten Hag is suffering the result of bad fortune and an intense post-Covid schedule that has burdened players with an increasingly hectic calendar. Injuries forced the United boss to dip into the deadline-day transfer market.
Segio Reguilon was brought in on loan from Tottenham amid injuries to Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia. Jonny Evans was signed as extra defensive cover and was called upon in the defeat to Arsenal.
Meanwhile, Sofyan Amrabat may have always been a target for Ten Hag but he comes in amid issues to several midfielders. However, the Moroccan himself has now suffered a setback.
MEN Sport has compiled an XI of United players who have at some point been injured since July, with some still sidelined today.
Picked up a knee injury before the opener against Wolves and has not been seen since.
Suffered an unspecified injury which prevented him from going on the summer tour of the US, and so is yet to play since last season.
Came off with discomfort at half-time in the 3-2 win over Nottingham Forest and now will be out for a number of weeks
A bit of a cheeky inclusion given he has turned up for Argentina duty but nevertheless was forced off with a foot problem against Arsenal. Was not included in the Argentina squad that beat Ecuador on Friday.
Sidelined with a muscular injury and may not return until late October or early November.
A freak collision saw his pre-season friendly with Real Madrid end inside two minutes thanks to an unfortunate ankle injury.
Has withdrawn from the Morocco squad due to a problem, the nature of which has not been confirmed.
Was ruled out of the Forest win due to a minor complaint picked up against Tottenham and is still absent.
Left the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on crutches following the acquisition of his knee problem in the tour match against Arsenal.
Missed the start of the season with the hamstring tear that forced him out of the FA Cup final. Thus, didnt play in pre-season and is yet to play a full 90 minutes in the Premier League since January 2021.
Is now back on the field but missed the first three matches of the season due a back injury that he arrived from Atalanta with. Currently with the Denmark squad, although didnt start against San Marino on Thursday.