GOOD NEWS: Fans react as Erik ten Hag drops Antony selection ‘hint’ as Man Utd winger returns to squad amid domestic abuse allegations. -“As a club, we condemn acts of violence and abuse”.

Erik ten Hag has dropped a hint over the selection of Antony ahead of Manchester United’s game against Crystal Palace.Man United resume their league campaign on Saturday when they host Palace – just days after knocking them out of the Carabao Cup.And Antony, who has been fighting to clear his name amid domestic abuse allegations, will return to the squad for the Old Trafford fixture.Asked when the Brazilian winger will return, Ten Hag replied: “On Saturday, he will be back in training, so tomorrow. I have to see, but I think, yeah [he’s fit].”

The Dutchman’s comments on Antony comes after Man United’s statement this morning, where they confirmed that he’s returning to training.

The club statement read: Since allegations were first made in June, Antony has co-operated with police inquiries in both Brazil and the UK, and he continues to do so.”As Antony’s employer, Manchester United has decided that he will resume training at Carrington, and be available for selection, while police inquiries proceed. This case will be kept under review pending further developments in the case.

“As a club, we condemn acts of violence and abuse. We recognise the importance of safeguarding all those involved in this situation, and acknowledge the impact these allegations have on survivors of abuse.”The 23-year-old, who has played four games this season, hasn’t played for the Red Devils since their 3-1 defeat at Arsenal earlier this month.

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