2021-01-27 by Daisy I.
Solskjaer provides upgrade on Rashford knee injury ahead of Man Utd’s video game vs Sheffield United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has actually offered an upgrade on Marcus Rashford’s knee injury ahead of Manchester United’s conference with Sheffield United.
Rashford scored his 15th objective of the season throughout United’s 3-2 win over Liverpool in the 4th round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
The England global likewise tape-recorded a help to top an excellent overall display screen however was seen hopping down the Old Trafford tunnel after being changed by Anthony Martial late on.
Solskjaer verified post-match that the 23-year-old was feeling discomfort in his knee, raising doubts over his schedule for a Premier League clash versus bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United in midweek.
However, the Norwegian head coach has actually now exposed that Rashford has actually been cleared to play after going through a scan on the problem, as he informed an interview on Tuesday: “Marcus is available, yeah, he trained this morning. He is available for selection.
“He modified his knee a bit however experienced totally today. It’s a great location to be.”
Mason Greenwood also got himself on the scoresheet against Liverpool, which marked his first goal since a 3-1 victory at West Ham in early December.
The 19-year-old has struggled for form and fitness this season, but Solskjaer is confident that the best is yet to come from an academy graduate boasting bags of potential.
“We believe Mason is going to be extremely crucial in the 2nd half of the season however it’s not simply going take place by itself. He scored versus West Ham a while back too and was anticipated to kick on,” he said.
“He’s taken actions, he’s grown, he’s more fully grown and he’s been training with Edinson Cavani for half a season, he’s finding out great practices, and whoever does not gain from gamers like him, or Bruno [Fernandes] or the gamers we have actually generated, that’s a pity.
“I’m very confident that Mason will chip in with good performances and with goals and assists.”
Solskjaer included on the effect Cavani has actually had on the team as an entire given that relocating to Old Trafford on a complimentary transfer in October: “How long have we got? What he brings is when a striker of that age runs almost 12km, he chases down every time the centre-back has got the ball, every time the goalkeeper has the ball, puts in tackles on centre midfielders.”
“He made a mistake for [the second] Liverpool goal but he’s the one that’s closest to winning it back inside their own 18-yard box. It’s his reaction, his work rate and his habits and his threat in the box, and the humility of coming in every single day to do your best.”
“We could go on and on and on, but his experience and attitude, of course, that’s given us a lesson, every single one of us.”