- Rasmus Hojlund and Christian Eriksen have withdrawn from Denmark’s matches
- They both went off injured during United’s Premier League match against Luton
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Rasmus Hojlund and Christian Eriksen have withdrawn from Denmark’s upcoming matches against Slovenia and Northern Ireland after suffering injuries while playing for Manchester United.
Hojlund and Eriksen suffered their injuries during United’s Premier League match against Luton, which the Red Devils eventually won 1–0 thanks to a Victor Lindelof goal in the 59th minute.
Eriksen was the first to leave after 40 minutes with an apparent knee injury, while Hojlund, a £72million summer signing, went off in the second half with a hamstring problem.
Hojlund and Eriksen are not the only Man United players to have been sidelined this season. Erik ten Hag will miss Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia due to various injuries and illnesses.
The United manager will be keen to get Hojlund and Eriksen back on the pitch as soon as possible as the Red Devils enter their busiest period of the season.
Man United star Rasmus Hojlund left with a hamstring injury in the match against Luton Town
The striker, who is yet to score in the Premier League, has withdrawn from international duty
Meanwhile, Christian Eriksen went off with a knee injury against Luton shortly before half-time
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It comes as no surprise that both Hojlund and Eriksen have withdrawn from international duty with Denmark, missing their upcoming matches against Slovenia and Northern Ireland later this month.
Danish manager Kasper Hjulmand has decided to call up Napoli star Jesper Lindstrom and Trabzonspor defender Jens Stryger Larsen to replace Hojlund and Eriksen in their European Championship qualifiers.
Hojlund will be keen to return to action at Manchester United after an explosive start in the Champions League for the Red Devils, scoring five goals in four games.
However, he is yet to find the back of the net in the Premier League, and depending on the severity of his injury, he may have to wait a while longer to break his goal drought in the top flight – after nine Premier League appearances. date.
Eriksen has also been a regular for the Red Devils, making fourteen appearances so far this season. However, his absence could give Mason Mount a chance to prove himself after a difficult start at Old Trafford.
Eriksen appeared to be in some pain as he held his left knee before being replaced
Erik ten Hag will miss Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia due to various injuries and illnesses
Manchester United are heading into a busy period with Champions League matches against Galatasaray and Bayern Munich on the horizon. They also need points for their upcoming Premier League fixtures as they are currently sixth in the table.
Saturday’s 1-0 win over Luton means United are the most in-form team in the Premier League over the past five games, but that hasn’t stopped fans questioning their manager.
Pressure around his position has escalated amid a disastrous Champions League group stage – they are bottom of the group after the most recent 4-3 defeat to FC Copenhagen – and a dismal defense of their Carabao Cup title with a 3 -0 home defeat. to Newcastle.
Nine defeats from seventeen games this season have led some supporters to express doubts about Ten Hag’s long-term suitability. However, the likes of Alejandro Garnacho and Luke Shaw have been seen liking tweets suggesting fans should be patient with the Dutchman.