Antony: Manchester United winger 'probably will' be fit for FA Cup final

Antony , the Brazilian was taken off on a stretcher in tears after an innocuous challenge in Thursday's 4-1 win over Chelsea.

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Antony , the Brazilian was taken off on a stretcher in tears after an innocuous challenge in Thursday's 4-1 win over Chelsea.

United face Manchester City at Wembley on 3 June.

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"It's quite soon, but we think it is not too bad and probably he will be available," Ten Hag said.

Anthony, 23, has registered eight goals and three assists since joining United from Ajax in September for £81m.

He missed the last eight games of the Dutch club's 2021-22 campaign after suffering an ankle injury in a World Cup qualifier for Brazil in March 2022.

He told MUTV: "We've all seen how he came off and didn't look great. But the first assessment is not too bad and a good opportunity he is available for the cup final next week."

Speaking ahead of the final league game of the season against Fulham, the boss added: "We want to have fresh players, win this game, secure the third place and we can match a record with 27 wins - there was only one time in the big history of this magnificent club."

Speaking ahead of the final league game of the season against Fulham, the boss added: "We want to have fresh players, win this game, secure the third place and we can match a record with 27 wins - there was only one time in the big history of this magnificent club."

The club were reportedly worried that he had suffered a reoccurrence of an ankle injury that saw him sidelined for several months at the end of last season for Ajax before moving to United.

Antony has not recovered in time for Sunday's clash at Old Trafford against Fulham, however, where Rashford and Alejandro Garnacho were handed starts as the Red Devils look to secure third place.

United lineup: David De Gea, Diogo Dalot, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Tyrell Malacia; Casemiro, Fred, Bruno Fernandes; Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Alejandro Garnacho.

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