Casemiro, Shaw, Martinez – Manchester United injury news and return dates before Fulham clash

Casemiro (hamstring) came off at half-time in that game. Erik ten Hag was worried he would miss the next Premier League match with Fulham on Saturday lunchtime, but things are even worse than he feared.

In a statement released before Ten Hag&aposs latest press conference, United confirmed they would be missing the ex-Real Madrid superstar for several weeks. That came as a bitter blow for United with so many matches coming up.

Ten Hag sat down with the media on Friday afternoon and provided an update on the club&aposs other injured players. Here&aposs our round-up from the treatment room.

Injury: Hamstring

Return date: Several weeks

What Ten Hag has said: “He was injured just before half-time. That&aposs why we have to take him off.”

Injury: n/a (illness)

Return date: November 4 vs Fulham (A)

Varane has suffered several minor injury setbacks this season. However, the Frenchman was absent from the game with Newcastle due to illness and will be back in contention against Fulham.

Injury: n/a (illness)

Possible return date: November 4 vs Fulham (A)

What Ten Hag has said: “Varane is ready to play and he will travel with the squad. Lindelof has some illness and we will have to see if he&aposs ready for the game tomorrow.”

Injury: Muscular

Possible return date: November

What Ten Hag has said: “We can&apost do that [give a return date]. It&aposs personal these days and he [Shaw] will be out for some period absent.”

Injury: Foot

Possible return date: December 2023/January 2024

What Ten Hag has said: “He has to go through the same process and I&aposm really sorry for him. The squad will miss him. As you know, we have more injuries, so we always have to deal with it as a squad. As a club, we have to deal with injuries. He has to be strong. He will fight back, I&aposm sure. He&aposs a character.”

Injury: Knee