Martial has missed 28 of United&aposs 40 games this season and he has been sidelined for four weeks with a hip injury.
The 27-year-old has started individual training sessions and did some ball work during last week&aposs open session at Carrington but he has not started for United since the Manchester derby on January 14. United are aiming to sell Martial in the summer to partly finance a move for a new goalscorer.
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Luke Shaw and Fred are also doubts for the visit of West Ham. “Anthony Martial is not available,” United manager Erik ten Hag confirmed. “Luke Shaw and Fred are questions for tomorrow.”
The United players who started in the League Cup final win over Newcastle on Sunday had recovery sessions on Monday while the rest of the squad trained as normal.
Ten Hag stressed at Wembley United would savour their first trophy in almost six years for a 24-hour period but their relentless schedule meant they would not over-celebrate.
“No,” Ten Hag replied when asked if there were any additional celebrations. “Nothing beyond, heh? Get back to work.
“Of course, yesterday the players were still enthusiastic and they had to celebrate this momentum but yesterday after we settled down, we get back to work and did what we had to do, which was recovery.