Solskjaer could play Lukaku and Sanchez for injured pair against Chelsea

Solskjaer could play Lukaku and Sanchez for injured pair against Chelsea

- Man United will miss the services of Lingard and Martial

- The two were injured during United's 2-0 defeat to PSG in the Champions League

- Solskjaer could introduce Lukaku and Sanchez in place of the attacking duo

Manchester United will on Monday, February 18, head to Stamford Bridge to face a troubled Chelsea side in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

United will be seeking to bounce back to winning ways after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16.

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However, the Red Devils will miss services of the attacking duo of Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial who suffered injuries during the defeat.

The two have played a central role in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's bright start to life as interim manager at Old Trafford.

The Norwegian is yet to suffer defeat in the domestic league since replacing Jose Mourinho.

Ahead of the Stamford Bridge trip, Solskjaer is expected to field a relatively strong line up as he looks to win his first silverware at the club.

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With both Martial and Lingard expected to miss the encounter, Solskjaer could be forced to introduce Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in place of the duo.

Marcus Rashford is also expected to play an important part in United's attack line, with Pogba, who picked a red card in the PSG tie set to command proceedings in the midfield.

Nemanja Matic and Ander Herrera could be handed a starting role in the midfield alongside pogba after forming a formidable partnership under Solskjaer.

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Sergio Romero could step in for David De Gea between the sticks, with Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw and Phil Jones starting in the back line.

Man United probable line up against Chelsea:

Sergio Romero (goalkeeper)

Defenders: Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw

Midfielders: Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Pogba Pogba

Attackers: Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford

Meanwhile, Chelsea will come into the match in good spirits after stunning Malmo in the first leg of the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday, February 14.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Anthony Martial has sent Manchester United fans into panic after tweeting a throwback photo of himself with a Monaco jersey.

Recently, Martial agreed a new five-year deal with United, ending months of uncertainty over his future at Old Trafford.

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