Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd boss hopes Romelu Lukaku & Alexis Sanchez ‘step up’

Sanchez and Lukaku private scored gleaming nine Premier League targets between them this season

Manchester United intervening time boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes forwards Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez can “step up” as the Red Devils might per chance even be without nine senior avid gamers against Crystal Palace.

Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata were injured all over the principle half of Sunday’s match against Liverpool.

Marcus Rashford performed quite a lot of the 0-0 map with an ankle wound and is a doubt for Wednesday’s fixture.

Teenagers Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong and Jimmy Garner will most likely be enthusiastic.

Gomes, 18, is basically the most efficient one among the academy trio to private made a Premier League look.

As well to Herrera, Lingard and Mata, United will most likely be without defenders Phil Jones, Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian, midfielder Nemanja Matic and ahead Anthony Martial at Selhurst Park.

Argentina centre-lend a hand Marcos Rojo, who has made gleaming three appearances this season, will moreover be enthusiastic after strolling back from a long-period of time wound.

“There are not quite a lot of positives,” talked about Solskjaer, who’s waiting to uncover about how Rashford responds to treatment on his ankle.

Solskjaer suggested MUTV the England striker’s wound develop into not made worse by taking part in the tubby recreation and it develop into “not as tainted as we first feared”.

“We are going to work on him for as long as we are able to to uncover about if he will get willing,” he talked about.

The Norwegian talked about Wednesday’s recreation offers Lukaku and Sanchez “a ****** to play to their doable”.

“The 2 web on totally,” he talked about. “Expectantly Alexis and Romelu can step up. We can private a gleaming crew out on the pitch.”

Martial develop into injured all over the dwelling defeat by Paris St-Germain on 12 February, and Solskjaer talked about the Frenchman might per chance also return for Saturday’s dwelling Premier League recreation against Southampton.

Lingard replaced Mata all over Sunday’s recreation however lasted gleaming 18 minutes earlier than suffering a recurrence of a hamstring wound.

“Jesse develop into alive to, ticked the total boxes, maybe it develop into a couple of days early,” talked about Solskjaer. “It develop into Liverpool. He develop into desirous to play.”

United toddle into Wednesday’s recreation fifth in the table, some extent gradual Arsenal in fourth.

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