Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba may not play a part in the sides Emirate FA Cup match with Reading in few days time – Saturday due to recent injury, interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed.
The France international midfielder has been in brilliant form for the Red Devils since the former United strikers arrival at Old Trafford, netting four goals in four matches under the Norwegian tactician.
But the poster boy could miss the Reading game at Old Trafford, while his midfield partner Belgian Marouane Fellaini is also struggling to be fully fit for the match.
United Defenders Marcos Rojo and England centre-half Chris Smalling, who are yet to play for the club under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will not feature as they continue their injury recovery.
“(Marcus) Rojo, (Chris) Smalling they’re out (of the game),” (Ole Gunnar) Solskjaer said, when questioned for United’s injury update ahead of the FA Cup third-round match.”
The Red Devils caretaker-manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made it four victories in four games after his team won 2-0 against Newcastle United on Wednesday evening.
Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku came off the substitute bench against Newcastle United at St James’ Park to net the opening goal with his first touch since coming on, while England international forward Marcus Rashford was teed up for the Red devils’s second by another substitute Chilean star Alexis Sanchez.
The Manchester United tactician confirmed both Romelu Lukaku and South American forward Alexis Sanchez might start against Reading on Saturday, after the pair’s important contribution at Newcastle.