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Confirmed: 3 absent for Man Utd against Spurs + Pogba update

Manchester United are set to take on Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a perfect five out of five as caretaker manager since replacing Jose Mourinho in mid-December following last weekend’s 2-0 FA Cup win over Reading.

Tottenham Hotspur head into the weekend in third place whilst we are six points off the top four. A win would be huge in our bid to finish in the Champions League places this season.

The boss has been speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of this weekend’s game and has given a team news and injury update.

Ole was able to confirm that Paul Pogba is likely to be fit for our trip to the capital on Sunday. The French midfielder missed last weekend’s game after picking up a knock at the hands of a dangerous challenge from Newcastle United’s Jonjo Shelvey. Solskjaer said:

“He [Pogba] looked okay towards the end [of the training camp], so he’ll be fit.

“He did have some problems but he came through the last couple of sessions well, so he should be okay.”

Paul Pogba has been instrumental during Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s short reign, involved in six goals (4 goals, 2 assists) in his first four matches and was named as the Premier League Player of the Month for December as a result.

However, we will be without three centre-backs for the match against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The Norwegian revealed that Marcos Rojo has gone back to his homeland with an injury. The Argentinian hasn’t featured since our 2-1 defeat to Valencia in mid-December. Ole said:

“He’s gone back to Argentina for a while with his injury.

“For him, it’s mentally important for him to get away and come back fresh again.”

Marcos Rojo joins Chris Smalling on the sidelines whilst Eric Bailly sits out the final game of his three-match ban and will be available to face Brighton & Hove Albion next weekend.

17 Comments

17 Comments

  1. olawale

    January 11, 2019 at 8:40 am

    pls let give ole a chance of becoming. man united manager

    • Edwin Merikwa

      January 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

      He (2Olegend) deserves it (top job)

    • Raskinjagas

      January 12, 2019 at 5:40 am

      That would be a good idea bcoz he has a good relationship with the players and also a good game pattern.

  2. shariffu

    January 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

    pliz let me get updates of man u transfer

  3. orim stephen Ayeni

    January 11, 2019 at 9:42 am

    pls man united transfer update should be given pls

  4. Kevin

    January 11, 2019 at 10:02 am

    The three players aren’t that much important

  5. Jaoa mario

    January 11, 2019 at 10:58 am

    solskjaer deserves to be our new manager because he is proceedings well

  6. Lucky Odeh

    January 11, 2019 at 11:02 am

    The team has been winning without the three players, but we should try and get another natural left back to support Luke Shaw!

  7. Emeka Nwachinaemelu

    January 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    let’s give ole a chance to become man u manager he has what it takes to be successful

  8. Ephraim Akolo

    January 11, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    let’s hope we beat Tottenham on Sunday. that will boasting our mofale

  9. Belgium

    January 11, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    I am of the utmost opinion that Solksjaer should be in the affairs of managing Manchester irrespective of the outcome of Sunday’s encounter.

  10. Joseph

    January 11, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    hopefully, United will beat Tottenham with no stress!!!?

  11. Yusuff

    January 11, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    I love Fred attacks well ,will in against spurs ?

  12. ASAJU MATTHEW

    January 11, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    if ole gunner can bits totteham i think his job as manschester united manager will be perfectly

  13. Collins Mudogo

    January 12, 2019 at 6:03 am

    we need centre back(koulibaly),a right sided winger (douglas costa)and an attacking midfielder like Coutinnho

  14. KALASA PAUL

    January 12, 2019 at 7:46 am

    I think Ole together with Fergie will be able read the game very well and I do expect a win.

  15. Solomon

    January 12, 2019 at 7:48 am

    So far so good another deserving win for Ole #20legend. I we shall overcome spurs.
    Man U is winning the match Against Spurs.

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