Date: 9th November 2023 at 6:38pm
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Manchester United will be looking to secure three points when they welcome Luton Town to Old Trafford on Saturday.

The Red Devils bounced back from their 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United with a 1-0 win over Fulham last weekend.

However, Erik ten Hag’s side fell to a surprise 4-3 defeat against Danish side FC Copenhagen in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Having gone 2-0 up early on, the Red Devils crumbled after Marcus Rashford was sent off and, despite temporarily taking the lead again after the break, the hosts ended up winning and leaving United’s campaign on the ropes.

The Manchester outfit must beat Galatasaray if they are to have any chance of qualifying for the competition’s knockout stages.

Ten Hag’s side have been struggling with many injuries to first-team players, which has impacted their season so far.

Defender Johnny Evans was substituted in the 15th minute yesterday after pulling up with a muscular injury, with Raphael Varane brought on to see the remainder of the game.

Despite the Frenchman’s injury record at United, his manager wants to keep him at all costs.

Varane’s time at Manchester United has been affected by injuries

According to Football Insider, Ten Hag is keen to keep Varane at United amid interest from the Saudi Pro League.

The report claims Saudi clubs are sniffing around the defender ahead of the January transfer window.

Varane, 30, has made 74 appearances for Manchester United since joining the club from Real Madrid in 2021.

However, the France international’s time in Manchester has been plagued by injuries, which has made him miss many games.

The defender has made seven Premier League appearances this season and has netted one goal.

Varane has helped Los Blancos win four Champions League titles, played a role in United’s Carabao Cup win last season, and played a crucial part in France’s 2018 World Cup win.

The defender’s contract doesn’t expire until 2025, meaning Manchester United will not be forced into selling the defender in January.

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