Manchester United haven’t any new main damage considerations forward of their Champions League group recreation with RB Leipzig.
Jesse Lingard and Eric Bailly are sidelined till after the November internationals and Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones haven’t been included within the Champions League squad. Sergio Romero, additionally omitted, has not even returned to Carrington amid his anger at not leaving earlier than the closure of the switch window.
Alex Telles debuted at Paris Saint-Germain final week however was not within the weekend squad towards Chelsea. Solskjaer is free to call as much as 12 substitutes within the Champions League.
“Kind of the identical squad,” Solskjaer mentioned. “There are a few doubts and knocks as you usually [have] after a good weekend recreation as we had towards Chelsea, however I believe we are going to roughly have the identical squad.”
United’s opening group victory over PSG leaves them in an advantageous place to safe qualification to the knockout section earlier than their closing recreation at Leipzig.
After United host the German leaders on Wednesday they face Istanbul Basaksehir in back-to-back video games and 4 wins would virtually definitely assure passage to the final 16. Solskjaer is particularly desirous to get by as rapidly as attainable so as to relaxation gamers.
“We have a look at each single recreation as an opportunity to get three factors and within the group stage we’ve 4 groups and you’d assume that 10 factors would get you thru,” Solskjaer defined. “So to get to 10 factors as rapidly as we will is our purpose and our focus now could be on getting three factors tomorrow evening.
“I believe this season is a really particular one. We’re in a particular state of affairs, circumstances, we play a recreation each three days, generally it’s two days in between, generally you might be fortunate and you’ve got three days in between however you’ll do it relentlessly till the top of the season.
“Then there are the Euros after which there’s a brand new season, so in fact any probability to present gamers a breather and a break could be very welcome and one more reason to not take any possibilities when the video games come thick and quick, that you simply push gamers an excessive amount of due to the chance of damage.
“And that human aspect of it will be an enormous factor this season. You’ll look on telly and assume, ‘yeah they’re prepared’, however we have to take care of the boys, that is our job as a membership and medical employees and as managers.”
Potential United squad: De Gea, Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Fosu-Mensah, Maguire, Lindelof, Tuanzebe, Mengi, Shaw, Williams, Matic, McTominay, Pogba, Fred, Van de Beek, Fernandes, Mata, James, Greenwood, Pellistri, Rashford, Martial, Cavani