LUKE SHAW is a doubt for Manchester United’s FA Cup tie with Studying after lacking the primary leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final tie with Nottingham Forest resulting from sickness.
The England worldwide was anticipated to retain his place in defence for Wednesday evening’s journey to the Metropolis Floor however was absent from the beginning XI.
His absence raised considerations of a possible damage, a notion supervisor Erik ten Hag was fast to dispel.
When requested whether or not Shaw was injured or not, the Dutchman mentioned: “No, sickness.
“Tough to say how that develops.
“We have to wait to see how that develops in hours and days.”
Tyrell Malacia will probably deputise for Shaw at left-back ought to he not shake off his sickness earlier than Saturday’s go to of Studying.
Shaw’s absence mattered little in United’s conflict with Forest on a bitterly chilly evening on the the Metropolis Floor.
The Pink Devils put one foot in subsequent month’s closing with a 3-0 win over the Premier League strugglers.
First-half strikes from man of the second Marcus Rashford and mortgage signing Wout Weghorst rocked the hosts.
And Bruno Fernandes made certain of the victory – and certain secured passage to Wembley – with a strike within the closing minute of regular time.
Ten Hag mentioned of his troops’ show: “I am pleased with the efficiency and I feel over 90 minutes we managed it.
“There was one second that would have modified the sport and that’s the place we have to enhance however total we managed it.
“They modified the system and we did not anticipate that. It may’t occur.
“That’s nonetheless a second the place we have now to study and enhance as a crew if you wish to be prime. These moments cannot occur.
“I do know it is what he [Rashford] is able to. He has a extremely good goalscoring file. We created some extra good possibilities. It was an actual striker’s purpose.
“We virtually allow them to come into the sport and we won’t enable an opponent to get again into the sport after we began so good.
“We dictated it completely then in a single second it may possibly change. We have to keep away from that.
“I feel within the second half we have been far more composed and we tracked them. It was a lot better.
“We had already deliberate the substitute. Marcus Rashford did his job and scored one other purpose so we have been in place.
“Yeah we have now to play one sport.
“We have to do the same, prepare and make a good game plan. The players have to be focused.”