Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Edinson Cavani is in competition to make a return from damage towards Crystal Palace on Wednesday after coming by means of a coaching session unscathed.
The Uruguayan has missed United’s final 4 matches since his most up-to-date look towards West Brom simply over a fortnight in the past, however could possibly be concerned at Selhurst Park.
“Edi has skilled this morning and hopefully there is no such thing as a response,” Solskjaer instructed a press convention on Tuesday.
“There are one other couple of knocks that we now have to have a look at, from after the [ Chelsea ] recreation, and from the season’s put on and tear.”
“We’ve had a light-weight coaching session and we’re wanting okay,” he added.
“A few doubts for tomorrow, Edinson skilled which is sweet. Let’s hope there’s no response and hopefully he’ll journey with the squad.”
United are additionally trying to nurse midfielder Paul Pogba again to full health sooner slightly than later, however the Frenchman remains to be no nearer to a return to motion.
“Paul isn’t prepared for us, no,” Solskjaer admitted. “Feeling higher however he has not been coaching with the group but, so he’s undoubtedly not travelling right down to London.”
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In the meantime long-standing casualty Phil Jones can be progressing slowly along with his rehabilitation from a knee damage.
Jones has not performed for United since January final yr however Solskjaer isn’t placing any strain on the defender as he continues his restoration.
“With Phil, he’s working actually onerous, he’s had a few setbacks and it’s the form of damage the place you must be affected person,” he added.
“I do know all about knee accidents, so I’m unsure… how lengthy is a bit of rope? We’ll give him as a lot time as we will.”
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Talking of strain, United go into Wednesday’s conflict second within the desk however 12 factors off league leaders Man Metropolis, and was requested his ideas on whether or not his aspect had been nonetheless thought-about title challengers.
“The strain has not been there in any respect, that’s the Premier League,” he mentioned.
“We get pleasure from being as near the highest as doable, however that’s the standard of the opposition, the techniques and the requirements the season calls for.
“It’s the strangest yr of all for everybody.”