Manchester United winger Antony was stretched off during the match against Chelsea and is more likely to miss the FA Cup final after Erik ten Hag claimed the injury was serious.
The Brazilian went down under the challenge of Chelsea’s Trevoh Chalobah. No foul was given after the tackle from Chalobah, and Manchester United players had to put the ball away for Antony to receive treatment.
Images showed that Antony was in considerable pain, and had to be replaced by the returning Marcus Rashford.
Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag will have a selection headache due to Antony’s injury.
It is a huge setback for the club because he is one of the best players there. However, the manager can start Jadon Sancho on the right wing in his absence.
It has been announced that Antony could be out for two months due to an ankle injury.
Antony was not the only player who was substituted due to injury. Luke Shaw was substituted for Tyrell Malacia in the second half as a result of a minor injury. However, there is no update on whether he will be available for the last match on May 28, 2023.
Manchester United defeated Chelsea 4-1 to move into third place in the Premier League, and they also qualified for the Champions League ahead of Liverpool.
Manchester United will play on May 28, 2023, against Fulham at Old Trafford. A win will secure third place, ahead of Newcastle in fourth place.
In addition, the club will visit Wembley for the FA Cup final. Erik Ten Hag is confident of beating Manchester City, but the injury updates on his players are not friendly to him.
The winger had made 163 appearances with 36 goals and 31 assists. He has received 20 yellow cards and two red cards.
The Brazilian scored 24 goals for Ajax, eight goals in all competitions for Manchester United, and four goals for Sao Paulo in Brazil.
For his national career, the winger had made 33 appearances and scored seven goals.
The player was born in February 2000 in Osasco, Brazil, and he is currently 23 years old. In addition, he has a height of 1.74 m (5ft 9 in).
He receives a weekly salary of £200,000 and a yearly salary of around £10,400,000. He is the seventh-highest paid player at Manchester United, and he is on the same level as Marcus Rashford in terms of salary.
Antony’s net worth
The professional footballer has a net worth of $5 million. Also, his current market value is £75 million.
The winger won the League Cup with Manchester United in 2023. He won the Dutch title two times in a row with Ajax. The player also won the Dutch Cup with the same Ajax.
Antony is an Olympic medalist with his national team, Brazil.
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