Harry Maguire is about to return to the Manchester United facet in opposition to Tottenham after lacking the midweek win over Brighton by damage.
Maguire sustained an ankle knock within the Premier League triumph at Brighton final week and didn’t journey to the Amex Stadium on Wednesday however is match for the go to of Spurs.
“Harry had a knock after the league recreation, holding his ankle,” Solskjaer stated. “He ought to be okay. Aside from that I believe we’re okay, no extra accidents from the cup recreation.”
Eric Bailly excelled within the 3-Zero cup victory at Brighton and there have been requires him to start out forward of Victor Lindelof alongside Maguire. Dean Henderson has stored two clear sheets in his two Carabao Cup begins and Donny van de Beek has tallied a aim and an help in two begins and two substitute appearances.
United have a close to fully-fit squad to select from and Solskjaer was effusive in regards to the squad depth, having beforehand stated it wanted to be strengthened.
“The principle factor now could be clearly to get outcomes on the pitch,” Solskjaer added. “We have to get outcomes and the way we get outcomes on the pitch there are various, some ways of bettering the group. We’re working right here contained in the 4 partitions and on the pitch to get higher. We have to get higher.
“I hold studying about gamers that ought to be enjoying as an alternative of ones which might be enjoying as a result of they’re performing effectively within the video games once they get possibilities and that tells me I’ve acquired a robust squad as effectively and there are gamers who warrant extra [playing time].
“In fact we have to get match and hold damage free however I really feel there may be extra competitors for locations right here now. Sure, there is likely to be some gamers that have not performed as a lot as they like due to the type of the entrance 4 however we want outcomes, that’s the one approach to have an effect on the temper in a membership – the gamers, workers, all of the others are simply short-term moods as effectively.”
Spurs will play their fourth match inside every week at Previous Trafford however progressed by to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup and the group stage of the Europa League after final week’s controversial draw with Newcastle.
Harry Kane plundered a hat-trick within the 7-2 Europa League Play-off thrashing of Maccabi Haifa on Thursday evening and already has six objectives this time period whereas United have been porous within the league, conceding 5 of their two matches.
“If you play in opposition to a group with the standard they’ve, but in addition with Harry Kane, in fact you put together very well,” Solskjaer famous. “Harry’s one of many prime strikers on the planet and also you’re simply completely satisfied that he is again match after the damage he had final 12 months.
“However we’ll do our greatest to maintain him quiet. Now we have a Harry again there who’s trying ahead to enjoying in opposition to his worldwide teammate.”