MANCHESTER UNITED are sweating on the health of Marcus Rashford and a number of other extra stars forward of Saturday’s sport with West Brom.
The Baggies come to Previous Trafford for an 8pm kick-off after the worldwide break.
Marcus Rashford is one in every of a number of Manchester United stars combating to be matchCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Chief amongst Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s issues would be the availability of Rashford.
The striker, 23, injured his shoulder towards Everton earlier than the worldwide break, forcing him to miss England’s Nations League games.
United will hope to have Rashford again for the weekend with Mason Greenwood additionally presumably in rivalry.
England bosses agreed not to select the youngster for both the senior or Below-21s meet-ups this week.
Studies of private issues off the pitch have refused to go away with U21s boss Aidy Boothroyd admitting Greenwood ‘has had a whole lot of niggling accidents and a whole lot of issues occurring in his life’.
Eric Bailly has not featured since early October and is combating to be match for subsequent weekend.
Ivory Coast did name up the defender for a double-header of AFCON qualifiers versus Madagascar, however he featured in neither sport.
Solskjaer might have the centre-back to ease his defensive headache with Luke Shaw out till subsequent month.
He picked up a hamstring drawback towards Everton, leading to the manager lambasting the Premier League’s fixture scheduling.
Subsequently, it might be an excellent time for brand new signing Alex Telles to turn out to be accessible.
But the Brazilian, who missed 4 video games with coronavirus, has again tested positive for the illness regardless of enjoying for his nation final week.
United are mentioned to nonetheless hope that Telles can play and can assess the 27-year-old when he returns to Manchester.
Phil Jones will be unable to fill in towards West Brom whereas he continues to recuperate from a knee grievance.
However Jesse Lingard is predicted to be match having returned from a knock in latest weeks.
Luke Shaw got here off injured within the latest win at EvertonCredit score: Reuters
Alex Telles’ availability is unsure after testing constructive for coronavirus once moreCredit score: AFP or licensors
Solskjaer will want all the assistance he can get with the Pink Devils kicking off a contemporary fixture pile-up on Saturday.
Istanbul Basaksehir and Paris Saint-Germain journey to Manchester for midweek Champions League video games, both aspect of a visit to Southampton.
Two video games per week will stay the order of the day proper up by way of the Christmas interval with Manchester Metropolis, Leeds, a Carabao Cup conflict with Everton, and Leicester among the many opponents on the horizon.