Man Utd team news vs Brighton: Manchester United will take on Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League this weekend.
Manchester United have been mighty impressive under their former star Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The side is on a six-game winning run and will look to secure three points when they take on Brighton this weekend.
The side has been in terrific form in terms of goalscoring, having put 17 past the net in their six games in Solskjaer’s charge.
The spirits are high after Manchester United defeated Tottenham 1-0, with Marcus Rashford’s goal making the sole difference between the two sides. David De Gea, the United goalkeeper, was immense in the second half as he made an incredible 11 saves in the final 45 minutes.
Solskjaer interacted with media ahead of the game against Brighton this weekend, and while he looked upbeat about the game, he also made an injury announcement.
Man Utd team news vs Brighton:
The caretaker manager gave the Man Utd team news ahead of the game against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Solskjaer informed that Marouane Fellaini will be out of contention for selection for ‘at least’ three to four weeks. Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo have begun training but aren’t fit enough to play at the moment.
“He’ll [Fellaini] probably be at least three or four weeks,” Solskjaer stated.
“He’s got a calf problem and that’s sad. There’s X factor in diff players and we all know Felli’s X factor and then again he’ll be working hard to get back in when all the big games are coming as well.
“There’s not many issues, I think just small niggles as there always is at this point of the season, Chris, Marcos just started running lightly so not fit yet Alexis has trained all week so hopefully he’ll be available and Felli is the long-term one that’s out. He’ll be out for a few weeks.”
He spoke in length about Alexis Sanchez, who has had limited game time under Solskjaer due to injury issues. However, the Norwegian manager was positive about the Chilean attacker and stated that he’s looking forward to seeing him.
“You have to ask him, a player loves to play football, doesn’t matter who you are and he’s been hindered by injury, I know how frustrating that can be and how eager you are to get back. Maybe in the Reading game at HT he should have told me to come off because the next 15 or 20 mins were a setback.
“But he’s champing at the bit in training. He’s attitude has been fantastic in training and I’m looking forward to seeing him, I’ve got loads of good players to choose from.”