Manchester United will travel to London for their game against Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer side will play their first game in three months since the league has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to reports from Manchester United official website, the team is in good shape and condition ahead of the trip.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has released his squad for the clash, as they set to face a side once coach by Red Devils – in Jose Mourinho. It’s been gathered that Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford made the squad. However, defensive pairing Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones have been ruled out.
“Yeah we’ve got a couple of injuries,” Ole told reporter Stewart Gardner. “Axel will probably be missing and Phil Jones will be missing. Apart from that I would say everyone else is available for selection.
“Pre-season you want to give everyone a chance, everyone the same opportunity to stake a claim for the team. Everyone will play a part, we’ve got plenty of games. Hopefully we’ve got a few cup games, plus the league games and hopefully the Europa League, so we’ll be going into August some time.”
Manchester United fans will be happy with the inclusion of Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford. Fans have been waiting to watch the combination of Bruno Fernandes and Pogba in the middle of the field for the Old Trafford outfit.
Fernandes who joined from Sporting CP in January hasn’t played with Pogba who who has not featured for the Reds since December 2019. While Marcus Rashford had been struggling with a serious back injury during an FA Cup replay with Wolves in January.
Both players have been passed fit, as they played in United’s friendly game against Norwich in behind closed door. Also, Eric Bailly has return to first-team action prior to the lockdown, as well as midfielder Scott McTominay.