Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Harry Maguire doesn’t want a relaxation after he began his 18th consecutive match for Manchester United.
Maguire was the one survivor from the weekend’s 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Luton City, the place United began their Carabao Cup marketing campaign with a 3-Zero victory.
United have eight centre halves of their first-team squad however Phil Jones is injured, Axel Tuanzebe is just not match-fit and Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling usually are not into account for choice amid doable transfers. Teenager Teden Mengi was an unused substitute at Luton, the place Eric Bailly changed Victor Lindelof.
Maguire, 27, has not sat out a United match because the FA Cup fifth spherical win at Derby County on March 5 and the United captain began 61 video games for membership and nation final season.
“No,” Solskjaer replied when requested if Maguire required a breather. “He simply must play to get sharper and fitter and he by no means desires to relaxation, he desires to play each sport.”
With United solely 1-Zero up at Luton, Solskjaer launched Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood within the 78th minute nd Fernandes performed Rashford by to attain earlier than Greenwood opened his account for the season.
The trio are anticipated to begin in Saturday’s lunchtime journey to Brighton and Solskjaer was reluctant to present him an excessive amount of taking part in time in opposition to Luton.
“It wasn’t deliberate for them to play, I do not plan forward that a lot,” Solskjaer defined. “You simply see wherever you must make adjustments. They have a good (coaching) session tomorrow, so I do not need them to play an excessive amount of.
“They did effectively once they got here on, bought the runs and work in. Once you’re 1-Zero up you do not wanna weaken your workforce while you make subs.”