May 14, 2018 / 8:45 AM / 2 months ago

Soccer: Man United's Martial, Lukaku injury concerns for FA Cup final

(Reuters) - Manchester United have concerns about the fitness of Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Soccer Football - Premier League - Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United - The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton, Britain - May 4, 2018 Manchester United's Anthony Martial reacts after a missed chance REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

France international Martial, who has scored 11 goals in all competitions, missed United’s 1-0 win over Watford on Sunday due to a knee injury.

Lukaku, United’s leading scorer in the league with 16, sustained an ankle injury in last month’s victory over Arsenal and travelled back to Belgium to recover.

“Anthony, I have to wait a bit for more. It’s his knee,” Mourinho told reporters.

“He was injured in the Friday training session and yesterday (Saturday) he couldn’t train. He had treatment in the morning at the training ground and he stayed away.

“I’m waiting for the doctor but when it’s impossible to play today, I have my doubts (for the Cup final). Let’s wait and see, also for Romelu. I know he will be back on Tuesday.”

United, who finished second behind champions Manchester City, face Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Arsenal - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - April 29, 2018 Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku receives medical attention before being substituted after sustaining an injury Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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