Manchester United Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided updates on midfielder Paul Pogba and forward Marcus Rashford ahead of Thursday’s FA Cup clash with Derby, MySportDab reports.
The duo have been out injured since December and January.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was speaking ahead of Thursday’s FA Cup clash against Derby County at Pride Park.
And he’s told Manchester United TV that Pogba and Rashford will miss game, while Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have got ‘little issues’ that may see them miss out too.
“Still Pogba and Marcus are out,” he told MUTV.
“James and Wan-Bissaka have got little issues. I think they might not make the squad.”
Solskjaer opened up further in his pre-match press conference, saying: “Dan will probably miss out on this one as well.
“Marcus and Paul are still out and I think Aaron might be unavailable, he’s got a test today but he struggled in our last game against Everton with a back issue, so he might miss out.”
On Pogba, he added: “Paul’s working with the physios outside and he would return to training with the first-team next week.
“Then let’s see how long it will take, he will need some time to get his full fitness back.”
Pogba has missed out since Manchester United’s 4-1 Premier League win against Newcastle on Boxing Day, having previously been out for two months before that.
understands the France international wants to leave the Red Devils but he’s still expected to play before the season ends.
Meanwhile, Rashford has not played for United since January.
The England international came on as a substitute in the 1-0 win over Wolves but had to be substitute later in the second half having sustained a back injury.
However, Wan-Bissaka and James are now major doubts for the game against Derby as well.
Wan-Bissaka has played almost nearly every match for Manchester United since his summer transfer from Crystal Palace.
And he could npw replaced by Diogo Dalot, who has also struggled with injuries this season.
Also, Daniel James missed United’s 1-1 draw with Everton.
The Wales international won’t risked with Manchester United having some big matches coming up in the weeks and months ahead.