Man United boss Solskjaer confirms Pogba and Martial return for Leicester cracker

Man United boss Solskjaer confirms Pogba and Martial return for Leicester cracker

- Man United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided a injury update ahead of Leicester City clash

- The Red Devils had been sweating over Paul Pogba's fitness after an injury against Burnley on Tuesday night

- Anthony Martial was missing in action against Burnley no thanks to an injury

Manchester United manger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is upbeat the pair of Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial will be available for this weekend’s Premier League cracker at Leicester City.

According to Metro report, Frenchman Pogba cropped an injury against Burnley on Tuesday, while Martial suffered a self-inflicted injury at training and was not part of the matchday squad that battled to a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

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Man United heads to the King Power Stadium on Sunday and Solskjaer insists the French duo Pogba and Martial are set to play.

We’ve not had a proper session since the game, so hopefully both of them can get through that.

“I don’t think there’s anything with Paul. Anthony has done some rehab work, so he will try a session today.

“I would imagine he would be available to be involved. He seemed happy yesterday,” Solskjaer stressed on Friday.

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The Red Devils have won six of their last seven Premier League fixtures under Solskjaer while the Foxes are yet to win since January 1.

The Norwegian is mindful of the threat Leicester bring into matches after seeing them battled league leaders Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at Anfield on Wednesday.

I watched their game [against Liverpool] on Wednesday and it is a team full of energy and pace,” Solskjaer admitted during his pre-match press conference.

So of course, they defend well, because they drop back and defend, so it’s hard to break them down and they’ve got the pace up front with [Jamie] Vardy, [Demarai] Gray, [James] Maddison, [Marc] Albrighton.

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“[Also] Leicester beat Chelsea. So it’s going to be a tough challenge, but we like challenges,” he submitted.

Earlier, reported that Manchester United have confirmed Marouane Fellaini’s switch to Shandong Luneng Taishan FC in China on a permanent transfer.

In a statement in the club’s official website, the Red Devils applauded the Belgium international, who arrived Old Trafford from Everton in August 2013. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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