Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has confirmed that Dean Henderson will not be involved in the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

This is due to the Englishman trying to recover from the injury he suffered last season whilst at Nottingham Forest.

Dean Henderson may well be forced to remain at Old Trafford, too, due to the sheer amount of goalkeepers being moved on. Andre Onana could be the only senior goalkeeper available as Tom Heaton is injured, so Henderson staying can’t be ruled out.

The goalkeeper has been linked with a move back to Forest and ten Hag has confirmed he is a bit ‘short’ on match fitness.

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Henderson and Hojlund update

“All the others (players struggling with injuries), like Henderson and Hojlund, are quite short but it will take a few weeks,” ten Hag said.

As mentioned, Rasmus Hojlund, who has been suffering from a minor back injury, won’t be available for the home game against Gary O’Neill’s Wolves.

The Danish striker, according to The Athletic, should be available for United’s trip to Arsenal, in what promises to be a superb encounter.

Tyrell Malacia injury update

The Dutch left-back suffered an injury during pre-season which allowed Alvaro Fernandez to start games during the tour in the United States,

Ten Hag, who brought Malacia to the club last summer, has given an update on the left-back’s injury.

“Malacia’s will take some time, the same as Amad (Diallo) and Kobbie (Mainoo), they are impact injuries,” The Dutchman said in Friday’s press conference.

The loss of the Dutch left-back could well be the chance that Fernandez has been waiting for to stake his claim as United’s backup left-back with a view of displacing Luke Shaw in the future.

The Argentine defender, who United bought from Real Madrid, could well feature on the bench on Monday night.

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