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Sofyan Amrabat drops social media hint that he could make debut for Man Utd against Burnley

Joe Adams

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Sofyan Amrabat drops social media hint that he could make debut for Man Utd against Burnley

Manchester United midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has hinted that he could make his debut against Burnley this evening on social media.

Amrabat joined the Red Devils on transfer deadline day from Fiorentina, putting pen to paper on a season-long loan deal at Old Trafford.

The 27-year-old has been unable to make it onto the pitch due to a persistent back injury, but Ten Hag confirmed on Friday that there was a chance Amrabat would feature at Turf Moor.

And taking to Instagram earlier on Saturday, the Morocco international has added fuel to speculation that he could make his debut after he posted a graphic of himself wearing the United away kit on his story, along with the 8pm kick-off time for the match.

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Should Amrabat be fit enough to play, it will come as a huge boost to Ten Hag has won just two of his opening five Premier League matches, and kept just one clean sheet against Wolves.

Meanwhile, United's defensive fragility was laid bare for all to see against Bayern Munich, when they were beaten 4-3 in their chaotic opening Champions League Group A clash.

When quizzed on his side's defensive record this season in his pre-match press conference, the United boss told reporters: "It's about 11 players who do their job. As I said many times, here in this place and I tell my players. We attack with 11, we defend with 11.

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"When one or two are not doing the job, it's like a pack of cards and then it is not only one or two players.”

Amrabat may not be the only player to return to the fray against Burnley. Raphael Varane, Mason Mount and Harry Maguire are all in contention to play against Burnley as the Red Devils look to launch a launch a spark a turnaround in form.

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Featured Image Credit: Getty

Topics: Manchester United, Football, Sofyan Amrabat, Burnley, Erik Ten Hag, Premier League

Joe Adams
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