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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could have Marcus Rashford available for selection for Manchester United’s next game against West Ham on Saturday.
United travel to London stadium looking to get back on track after losing to PSG in the Champions League. However, in the Premier League they are still in good shape.
Solskjaer’s team is on a three-game winning streak in the league and if they can extend it to a fourth game, they would top their opponents on the table.
West Ham have also won their last three league games, which means it will be a tough challenge for United. However, any concerns that Rashford’s absence could make her even more challenging seems to have been eased.
Rashford suffered a shoulder injury in the loss to PSG, but Solskjaer will make a decision on him after training.
“Marcus has been training this morning, not quite, but he joined the group,” he said. “His shoulder prevented him from finishing the game, so he has been receiving treatment and hopefully will be part of the traveling team, we’ll see after training.”
However, there is no good news about Luke Shaw, as the left-back is also recovering from injury.
“Luke is not ready yet, other than that we went back to coaching a great team.”
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Solskjaer has not spoken to Moyes
Saturday’s game will see Solskjaer go head-to-head with one of his predecessors in the Old Trafford hot seat, David Moyes.
The former United boss is overseeing a positive start to the season for West Ham, where he is re-establishing his credentials six years after leaving United.
The task of replacing Sir Alex Ferguson turned out to be too big for Moyes, but while Solskjaer has also faced pressures on paper, he says he has not spoken with the 57-year-old.
“No, I haven’t sat down to argue with David, no. When you’re here, it’s the biggest club in the world and an animal unlike anything else, but we’ve had other discussions.
“I really admire David and you see the way West Ham performs and the results he is getting show his qualities.”
The game will also see United play in front of the fans again, although none of their own will be in attendance. Nonetheless, Solskjaer hopes that the atmosphere can inspire his players again.
“It will be great to play in front of the fans, I look forward to it, there won’t be our fans there but you will have to use the energy and thrive with the home fans and make them calm and nervous. We are looking forward to it.
“It’s great to see the fans back in a stadium, hopefully we’ll get them back soon at Old Trafford, a little bruised after Wednesday night.”