The Norwegian supervisor is now sweating on the health of his important attackers forward of a Premier League assembly with West Ham
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer addressed a mounting harm disaster amongst his forwards after Manchester United’s draw with Milan, which noticed Anthony Martial be part of the membership’s listing of crocked stars.
Martial picked up a knock that pressured him to come back off early within the second half of Thursday’s Europa League encounter, with teenage winger Amad Diallo approaching in his stead to attain United’s solely purpose of the sport.
Marcus Rashford was pressured to overlook the 1-1 draw with an ankle difficulty together with Edinson Cavani, who has sat out United’s final two outings as a consequence of a muscle harm. If Martial’s drawback seems to be critical, Solskjaer may have a serious choice dilemma on his arms for a gathering with West Ham on Sunday.
What’s been mentioned?
“Anthony, he obtained a whack on his hip in order that’s one other ahead that we have to scan and have to have a look at,” the Crimson Devils boss instructed a post-match press convention.
“Positively hope Marcus is again for subsequent Thursday in Milan, I’m unsure if he’ll make Sunday, however fingers crossed as a result of we are going to want him.
“Edinson I don’t assume can be prepared for Sunday no.”
What different video games might Martial miss?
United supporters will hope that Martial is given the all-clear after a scan forward of a tricky run of fixtures for Solskjaer’s aspect.
After the Premier League conflict in opposition to West Ham, the Crimson Devils will flip their consideration to the second leg of their spherical of 16 Europa League tie with Milan at San Siro on March 18.
United are scheduled to face Leicester Metropolis within the FA Cup quarter-finals three days later, with the worldwide break set to come back into impact thereafter.
What else did Solskjaer say?
Solskjaer lamented his workforce’s laborious build-up play in opposition to Milan, who have been good worth for the draw ultimately and now have an away purpose to take again to the Italian capital.
Nevertheless, the Norwegian is assured that United will produce an improved efficiency away from house, particularly if he can welcome a couple of key gamers again into the fold.
“We have been too sluggish in possession and regardless that we had the identical quantity as them we by no means used the ball properly sufficient, we by no means performed it properly sufficient or fast sufficient,” mentioned Solskjaer.
“We began actually sluggish and I’m disenchanted in that however hopefully, we will have one or two gamers again for subsequent week so possibly will probably be a greater recreation.
“[The away goal] makes it more durable nevertheless it makes us need to go down there and rating targets and win the sport that may go well with, it most likely will go well with us.”