Man Utd decide to appeal Casemiro red card.

Manchester United have confirmed they will not appeal the decision to send Casemiro off for Sunday’s draw with Southampton.

The defensive midfielder received a straight red for his high challenge on Southampton’s Carlos Alcaraz in the first half of the 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

It was Casemiro’s second straight red card in the last three Premier League games for Manchester United, who were also given their marching orders in February’s win over Crystal Palace. The Brazilian now faces a four domestic game ban due to the accumulation of red cards.

Despite the lengthy ban, United confirmed on their official website that they do not intend to appeal Anthony Taylor’s decision to offload Casemiro.

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A club statement read: “Manchester United have decided not to appeal Casemiro’s red card in the 0-0 draw with Southampton.

“After initially being booked by referee Anthony Taylor for a challenge on Carlos Alcaraz in the first half, it was upgraded following a VAR review.

“The punishment is a four-game ban as the Brazil international was also sent off in the home win against Crystal Palace, again when VAR was used in the wake of the multiplayer failure. This Sunday at Fulham With and next month’s Premier League fixtures against Newcastle United, Brentford and Everton.

“He will be available for Real Bets on Thursday for the second leg of the Europa League round of 16.”

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