Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given an injury update on his Manchester United squad ahead of Sunday’s clash with Leeds.

As per the club’s official website, Solskjaer said that Marcus Rashford has not been fit enough to train all week.

He added better news about Eric Bailly, confirming that he has been back in training since Monday.

Solskjaer said he hopes that Rashford will be fit to train tomorrow ahead of the trip to Elland Road the following day.

Manchester United Training Session
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“Marcus hasn’t trained but I hope that he will join us tomorrow,” said Solskjaer.

“Apart from that everyone – of course Anthony is injured still – has had a couple of days of recovery and a week of preparation and training.

“You need that against these. They make you go to the edge physically and mentally. They have a unique style of play and it’s a game we’re looking forward to.


“Eric is back and has been training this week. It’s been a good week.”

Manchester United Training Session
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On the back of five straight league wins, it would be a surprise if Solskjaer tinkered with his back four and threw Bailly straight back into the mix against Leeds.

His pace might be useful against an energetic side, but Solskjaer has a settled backline which is playing well in front of Dean Henderson.

Rashford is still clearly continuing to manage his injury problems.

Dan James was brought in from the cold last time United faced Leeds, shining and scoring in that 6-2 December win.

Perhaps he could come into the side to allow Rashford to start the game on the bench and offer him more rest ahead of Thursday’s Europa League semi-final against Roma.

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