Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial to miss Leicester clash on Saturday, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Jesse Lingard doubtfulSkysports
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is concerned that his team could fall behind in the top-four race after injuries to Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial ahead of Saturday’s game against Leicester.
Both Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Jesse Lingard are also doubtful, with Luke Shaw and Diogo Dalot already out.
Leicester will travel to Old Trafford to meet Ole’s side.
Solskjaer talked up the Foxes’ credentials while insisting that United can now not afford to fall behind Leicester, or other top-four rivals including Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal.Skysports
“Leicester is always a tough game. It’s a team and a club that is wanting to push for the top four I’m sure,” he said. “They have got good players and a very good manager, that’s a proven top manager.Ole
Solskjaer confirmed that both Martial and Pogba will miss Saturday’s visit of Leicester with injury, but both could make their return when United face West Ham United next weekend, live on Sky Sports Premier League.
Lingard and Wan-Bissaka will face late fitness tests after the pair withdrew from England duty this week with injuries.
“The treatment room has been busy and still is,” he said. “We don’t really know who is going to be available. Maybe Aaron, maybe Jesse and that’s it from the ones that had to pull out but I can’t promise those two will be fit either.”
“Pogba won’t be fit unless he’s had a miraculous recovery overnight. He’s not been ready to train at 100 per cent.
“We hope more can be ready for West Ham, Paul and Anthony are in that category. I think they will be ready for then. I can’t say more than that.”Ole