Manchester United they decided not to compete CasemiroGetting a red card after he finalized an appeal against Southampton on Sunday will likely fail.

The Brazilian international, who was sent off for a 0-0 draw against Southampton midfielder Carlos Alcaraz, will now be suspended for four games in home matches.

He will sit in the FA Cup draw with Fulham on Sunday and Premier League matches with Newcastle, Brentford and Everton.

This was the second red card of the season following Casemiro’s dismissal against Crystal Palace, and he also served a one-match suspension for accumulating five yellow cards.

The former Real Madrid player will not be available for league matches until his tour of Nottingham Forest on April 15, but he can play against Real Betis in 2018. Europa League Thursday.

Manager Erik ten Hag hopes Marcel Sabitzer, who has missed the last two games, will be eligible to return soon as United’s midfield options are running low in Christian Eriksen’s prolonged absence, with Scott McTominay, Fred and Bruno Fernandes being just three. main options.

Meanwhile, United are assessing Alejandro Garnacho’s injury against Southampton. The teenager left Old Trafford on crutches after the challenge from Kyle Walker-Peters, but Ten Hag said on Sunday it thought it was “not too bad”.