Friday, February 23, 2024

Manchester United Coach Solskjaer Provides Injury Updates For AS Roma Match (VIDEO)

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Manchester United Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has now provided the last injury updates, and team news ahead of the AS Roma match, MySportDab reports.

Marcus Rashford is now fully available for Manchester United’s Europa League first leg against Roma at Old Trafford.

Rashford played over 80 minutes in United’s last two matches despite not being fully fit against Leeds and Burnley.

Luke Shaw, and Paul Pogba are expected to return back to the Starting XI against Roma.

Eric Bailly is also available again and David de Gea may start in the Europa League match.

Striker Anthony Martial remains the only significant player unavailable.

“I was planning to ask Luke if he’d selected the team already!” Solskjaer joked.

“We’ve taken good care of Marcus and we’ve had to manage him carefully.

“Last year the issue with his back, then his shoulder, which he’s now recovered from, and I feel he’s gone through the hard times.

‘He almost played the full match against Leeds and he’s available for tomorrow. He’s happy with his progress so far.

“We don’t have any new concerns from the Leeds match, which were prepared for very well.”

Solskjaer also spoke about the competition between David De Gea and Dean Henderson.

“I think m the luckiest manager in football to have two such good goalkeepers available and both have played more than 20 matches this season.

“We are building on more clean sheets, our record is getting better, and they’re a big, big part of it. Both Dean and David want to win a trophy, of course everyone wants to.”

Solskjaer was also asked if winning the Europa League would make fans forgive The Glazers for joining the Super League.

“We have done very well in this tournament before and we know how much it means to everyone,” Solskjaer added.

“Of course, we are focused on getting to the final and make sure to the end of the season with a huge celebration.”

Manchester United host AS Roma at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

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