After the commanding victory over Arsenal over the weekend in the FA Cup 4th round, Manchester United are all set to face Burnley tomorrow in the Premier League. Here are the latest Manchester United News and Updates following the manager’s press conference
Chris Smalling is back to full fitness and might be available for tomorrows game. He has been training for around a week now.
Rojo and Fellaini are the only two long term absentees. Scott Mactominay played and scored for Manchester United U23’s game against PSG
Solskjaer also mentioned the headache and benefit of having two front pairs available in form of Rashford, Martial and Lukaku, Alexis
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Youngsters Hamilton, Chong, Greenwood and Garner were also talked about. The manager said they will ptobably get the chance at the end of the season. As he is preparing the Manchester United squad for the next season, with or without him.
Rumors about Andreas Pereira going out on loan were also discussed. Solskjaer mentioned that he was highly impressed with the Brazilians attitude and efforts in the training grounds, and was sure he was going to get game time in the remainder of the season
Solskjaer also stated that he expects no departure in the January Transfer Window. However, reports suggest that club captain Valencia can be going out on loan with other Premier League clubs interested.
Meanwhile, Sevilla is rumored to be interested in Anthony Martial. This seems to be highly unlikely under any manager temporary or permanent.
In other Manchester United News, long term Jose Mourinho target Perisic is now been linked to a move to Arsenal. It seems he is keen on a move away from Inter. Reportedly United had multiple bids rejected by the Italian club over the past two years.
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With only three days left in the winter transfer window, it seems highly unlikely if United are going to sign any players.
Other Manchester United Updates
On this day in 2014, Juan Mata made his debut for Manchester United against Cardiff which was then managed by Solskjaer.
FA Cup 5th round draw will be taking place later today with United being assigned the ball 15.
Manchester United have been handled a quite unwanted boost in the game against PSG in Champions League. It seems after Verratti, Neymar will also be missing the game due to injury.
Manchester United fans are heavily joking on social media that Lingard is the reason behind Arsenal’s head groundsman leaving the club.
Manchester United legend Roy Keane has been announced as the Assistant manager of Nottingham Forest.
Remember the transfer saga of Alvaro Morata and Manchester United? For days he was reported to be joining United with his wife following the clubs social profiles as well. Fast forward one and half years and he had completed his medical at Athletico Madrid from Chelsea.
Following Spurs exit from two Cup tournaments in a single week and the recent stumble in form of Spurs, Pocchetino is losing the backing of a large section of Manchester United fans. He is still the clubs number 1 choice to take over in the summer but the fans have started to differ.
Stay tuned for FA Cup draw and other updates from Manchester United…