Manchester United is taking a cautious approach to Lisandro Martinez’s return from injury, as reported by renowned football journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Argentine defender, facing his second metatarsal injury in five months, underwent foot surgery and has been undergoing a patient recovery.
Romano emphasized that Martinez’s current injury is not a typical issue, describing it as a significant setback for the club.
In his exclusive Substack column, Romano provided an update, stating, “Lisandro Martínez’s injury is not a normal problem.”
He highlighted that Manchester United’s staff is exercising carefulness with the player, ensuring that his recovery progresses well.
While Martinez is making good progress, the club won’t rush his return and will patiently wait until he feels 100% ready to resume playing football.
The absence of the 2022 World Cup winner on Erik Ten Hag’s bench has left fans eager for his return.
Martinez, who joined Manchester United from Ajax 18 months ago and has a contract that extends for up to four-and-a-half years, has contributed directly to two goals in 51 games across all competitions.