22 Nov Injury boost for Solskjaer as Man Utd trio return to complete instruction
Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe and Nemanja Matic are nearing a return to act as they step up their individual returns from harm
Manchester United are boosted by the return of trio Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe and Nemanja Matic to complete training.
United see Sheffield United on Sunday after the global break, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men pursue back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time since March.
The yield of first-choice left-back Shaw comes as a significant increase, the England worldwide was out with a hamstring injury since August.
Tuanzebe was among the players tasked with completing the emptiness on the left side of this defence but he also is just now back in the frame following a hip injury forced him from the warm-up prior to the game against Liverpool last month.
Teenage defender Brandon Williams has amazed at left-back meanwhile.
United could also shortly have Matic rear involved. He hasn’t played since the beginning of October however rejoins the fold as midfield colleague Scott McTominay struggles an ankle dilemma.
Regardless of the primary group in coaching, longterm absentees Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah participate in an exercise session using Diogo Dalot since they seem to work their way back to fit sharpness.
Despite the disappointment of a limp 1-0 defeat at Bournemouth, United have discovered their kind of late and have won five of the past six matches in all competitions.
That return to form was in part triggered by the return from injury of Anthony Martial, that has linked up with Marcus Rashford in assault and helped facilitate the goalscoring load on that the England forward.
Solsjkaer will certainly be expecting the return of the latest trio will help United kick on into a higher level still, for this weekend’s fixture giving them the opportunity to move up to fifth with a triumph.
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Together with the hectic festive period coming up, United will want each of the reinforcements they could get as they continue to compete both domestically and at the Europa League.
Paul Pogba remains out of action, however, it has been indicated he’d be back in contention at a certain stage in December.
Against Sheffield United, Solskjaer may even welcome Ashley Young straight back from suspension.