Erik ten Hag has complained about the overload of games as Manchester United struggles with an expanding injury list.
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The Dutchman was speaking on the same day that United's defenseman Lisandro Martinez was given an extended season-long injury, extending the team's total absences to eight.
He claimed that the players are struggling to stay fit due to the overloaded games they play in a season.
Ten Hag complains about match overload
Ten Hag claimed that he purposefully increased his team's size over the summer by adding seven players to guard against injuries, but the recent absences of Jadon Sancho and Antony from the team due to non-injuries have made things worse.
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"Every time the schedule is expanding, the load on the players is too much. It's such a great overload. Many colleagues of mine have pointed to that and I have pointed to that as well. But it keeps going. We keep expanding the schedule.
"Players can't deal any more with this overload and that's what you see in this squad at the moment."
Other Premier League managers have also complained about the amount of games played every season.