Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Edinson Cavani, Harry Maguire and Mason Greenwood haven’t travelled with the Manchester United squad for his or her Champions League opener in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain.
The MEN revealed Cavani, Maguire, Greenwood, Eric Bailly and Jesse Lingard weren’t among the many travelling squad that flew from Manchester Airport on Monday afternoon.
Cavani, 33, has not performed since March 11 and the United deadline day signing solely started coaching along with his new teammates on Sunday after quarantining for 2 weeks.
Maguire was a doubt forward of the journey to Newcastle on Saturday night time however began and equalised in United’s 4-1 victory. Solskjaer was not sure whether or not the United captain would get well from an unspecified harm in time for the Saturday tea-time kick-off in opposition to Chelsea.
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“We have misplaced a pair,” Solskjaer mentioned. “In order that’s Bailly did not journey or Lingard did not journey. We’re somewhat bit depleted however have greater than sufficient gamers.
“We hope the gamers will not be away for too lengthy. Edinson wants a number of extra days coaching earlier than the weekend. Hopefully Harry, Eric and Mason as nicely however undecided about that. We hope Harry might be match for the weekend, we’re undecided however we hope so.”
Greenwood sat out the Newcastle recreation earlier than coaching with the squad at Carrington on Monday morning however the 19-year-old didn’t make the travelling get together amid rumours he and Brandon Williams had been disciplined by Solskjaer.
Williams, 20, flew to France with the United squad and is anticipated to be on the bench on the Parc des Princes, the place Solskjaer derided the scurrilous gossip about Williams and Greenwood.
“Yeah, so, if that is the case why is Brandon right here?” Solskjaer requested. “The place are your sources? That is what I am saying.”
When pressed on the extent of Greenwood’s harm, Solskjaer replied: “I am unable to declare medical stuff, can I? We hope it is only a niggle and we do not need to take any possibilities with him and hopefully on the weekend it will be fantastic once more.”