Manchester United’s Rashford available for Granada clash, says Solskjaer

Manchester United have been handed a carry ahead of Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final first leg in opposition to Granada with forward Marcus Rashford set to journey with the group after shaking off an injury.

England worldwide Rashford, who has scored 19 aims and equipped 12 assists in all competitions this season, sustained a knock throughout the 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion throughout the Premier League and missed teaching on Tuesday.

Supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Rashford, 23, was out there for the journey to Spain nonetheless gained’t be risked in your full match.

“I can’t disclose my crew, we’re not going to try this,” Solskjaer instructed a info conference. “Marcus is travelling and we’ve to decide tomorrow if he begins or is on the bench. I don’t suppose he’ll play 90 minutes.”

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson, who started reasonably than David de Gea for a seventh straight sport in opposition to Brighton, is in competitors to don the gloves in opposition to Granada and Solskjaer said he had to decide on between the two on a game-by-game basis.

“I can not prioritise the league or Europa League. The following sport is crucial one,” he said. “David has been a high keeper and remains to be a high keeper. I’m comfy taking part in David or Dean and happy that both of them are glad to be a sub.”

Granada, who’re ninth in La Liga, have misplaced their remaining three video video games in all competitions, nonetheless Solskjaer expects a stern verify on Thursday.

“They’re stuffed with expertise and character which you count on from groups who’ve been promoted lately,” he said. “Nice season final 12 months and I believe they’re one of many groups who’ve performed probably the most video games this season.”

Solskjaer moreover said Anthony Martial had begun his restoration after sustaining a knee injury on worldwide duty, nonetheless is unlikely to attribute over the rest of the season.

“If we see him earlier than finish of season I’ll be very stunned,” he said. “He desires to get again as fast as potential.”

This story has been printed from a wire firm feed with out modifications to the textual content material.

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