Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has conducted his pre-match press conference ahead of the trip to Burnley tomorrow night.
Speaking to the media, which was streamed on the club’s official app at 1:30pm, Solskjaer was asked about Edinson Cavani.
Cavani has missed United’s last three matches with suspension but Solskjaer said he has been training well during that absence.
He also spoke about the fitness of Luke Shaw, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof and Paul Pogba – all of whom missed the 1-0 win over Watford.
“Edinson has trained well since he’s been banned,” said Solskaer.
He’s had a couple of days off as well – you can’t train too much. He’s ready to go.
He’s a different option. He’s a different type of striker to Mason [Greenwood], Anthony [Martial] and Marcus [Rashford].
I’m glad to have him back and that’s why we brought him in.
He’s contributed really well so far. I’m sure he’ll be really important for us between now and the end of the season.
All of them trained today,” Solskjaer said of his injured quartet.
“Paul and Eric didn’t do all of it, but Luke and Victor did all of it. Let’s see with Paul and Eric and how they are tomorrow.“
Cavani’s experience and cutting edge was missed in United’s 2-0 loss against Manchester City last week.
The match at Burnley will be a physical one and Cavani has the ability to challenge with their towering backline.
Given how grueling the run of games has been, having someone like Cavani to come in could be crucial for Solskjaer.
It’s also promising to see that one of Lindelof or Bailly should be fit to partner Harry Maguire on a night where United will likely need to deal with a great deal of aerial balls.
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