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Ten Hag issues update on Varane after injury

WATCH: Ten Hag provides Varane injury update following Chelsea draw

October 22, 2022 By Emmanuel K. Budu-Annor
The Frenchman was devasted as he left the field against Chelsea on Saturday.

French defender Raphael Varane faces an anxious 24-hour wait to know the extent of the injury he suffered in Saturday's draw with Chelsea, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has revealed. The 29-year-old center-back left the pitch in tears after picking up a knock in the evening's frantic affair.

Varane and Lisandro Martinez proved their worth for United once more with another top performance in the clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The were successful in keeping the Blues at bay but could not play together for the full duration of the encounter following the injury to the former.

The former Real Madrid star appeared to have misplaced his foot in the 56th minute while attempting to intercept a pass to Chelsea forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. He subsequently received lengthy treatment on the pitch before walking off gingerly and being replaced by Victor Lindelof. The situation sparked concern within the United side with most of the on-field players going over to console the visibly distraught defender before his substitution.

Utimately, United's backline was breached by Jorginho from a spot-kick after Scott McTominay man-handled Armando Broja in his side's penalty area inside the 86th minute. However, fortune favored the visitors who were able to snatch a point through Casemiro's 94th minute header. Following the conclusion of the game, United boss Erik ten Hag revealed that the extent of the injury was unknown and, as a result, patience was required.

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