Ten Hag: United quadruple talk 'only for the fans'

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Ten Hag: I didn't panic erstwhile results weren't going to program (0:53)

Erik 10 Hag explains wherefore helium didn't panic erstwhile Manchester United didn't person a large commencement of the season. (0:53)

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  • Rob DawsonCorrespondent

Erik 10 Hag says speech that Manchester United could implicit a quadruple this play is lone "for the fans."

The Carabao Cup has already been secured portion United stay successful some the FA Cup and Europa League. They are besides connected the fringes of the Premier League rubric race, sitting 8 points down leaders, Arsenal, but Ten Hag says helium has not adjacent thought astir the imaginable of winning each 4 trophies.

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"That is for fans," helium said astatine a quality league connected Tuesday.

"We person to absorption connected the adjacent crippled and that is the lone happening we are doing.

"Us, we are talking for 10 minutes and I didn't perceive the words West Ham United. I deliberation it was the property league for West Ham United truthful it's lone astir this we person to speech about.

"We don't person to speech astir trophies. We person to speech astir West Ham United, that is the crippled tomorrow."

United could extremity up playing 65 games this play if they scope the last of some the FA Cup and Europa League. The hectic docket saw Ten Hag's squad play 8 games successful February but the Dutchman insists the engaged fixture database is affirmative alternatively than negative.

"In my acquisition successful Ajax, erstwhile we dropped retired of Europe the levels went down and erstwhile you are successful it gives energy," said Ten Hag.

"Until now, we person managed it [the schedule] rather good and I deliberation we tin bash it besides until the extremity of the season. Except Anthony Martial, the availability from each the players is there."

Martial has missed the past 7 games with a hep wounded and volition not beryllium disposable for Wednesday's FA Cup 5th circular necktie against West Ham astatine Old Trafford.

The Frenchman has been grooming connected the writer but has not yet joined afloat sessions with the remainder of the squad and Ten Hag says determination is nary timeframe for the 27-year-old to measurement up his recovery.

"I don't person an anticipation astir that, fto him bash his work," said Ten Hag.

"Several times present helium comes backmost and helium drops backmost excessively quickly. Give him the time. Of people I anticipation he's connected committee but astatine this infinitesimal we're doing truly good with this set-up.

"When helium is disposable past we person an other enactment and a bully enactment truthful springiness him time. When he's backmost we'll beryllium blessed due to the fact that we volition person a prime other option, hopefully for the remainder of the season."

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