Fri 26 August 2022 | 14:00

Ten Hag tips Casemiro to make Man United debut against Southampton

Manchester United shocked their bitter rivals, Liverpool, with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Old Trafford on Monday, while Erik ten Hag demands his players to repeat the intensity from their last weekend's victory.

Ahead of their Saturday Premier League trip to


, the new

Manchester United

boss, who earned his Premier League victory after two successive defeats last weekend, believes his players can build on their 2-1 victory over Premier League giants



Erik ten Hag

told his press conference:

"We need to have a high standard. It's a demand to the group.

"Now they see what the reward is, so we have to match the runs in and out of possession. We need runs and movement if you want to dictate a game.

"The spirit was already good but now it is even better [following Monday's win]. But it's only one game so we have to build further, we have to develop and I think everyone is aware of that."


The United boss confirmed


could make his Manchester United tomorrow after arriving from

Real Madrid

for a reported €70m fee. However,

Anthony Martial

will be unavailable for their Saturday clash against the Saints.


You will see tomorrow [in terms of changes]. Casemiro is fit and he did all the training sessions,"

Ten Hag added.

"Anthony Martial is not fit. He came out with a problem with his Achilles. I cannot tell a prognosis, how long it takes. I hope he will be available for the next game."

On his expectations on the final days of

the summer transfer window

, the Dutch added:

"We need players but we need the right players. The whole transfer window, we are happy with what we did until now, but the bar has to be high."



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