Coach Solskjaer said that although Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw had to train separately, Diogo Dalot and Jesse Lingard had both recovered from their injuries and could play. Meanwhile Daniel James is in pain after the game against Leicester and will not play.
He also confirmed that goalkeeper Sergio Romero will continue to be the main catch of MU in the cup front. And Tuanzebe, whom he took with him to attend the press conference, will kick in front of Astana alongside Mason Greenwood and Fred.
Solskjaer coach when asked about Daniel James and Fred expressed satisfaction with both players. “I am very happy for Daniel, bringing him to play for us is a great success. He has the ‘X factor’ that can solve the match that any team needs. I know. Daniel almost joined Leeds but that’s football, “he said.
“Fred played well with what I asked for. He was patient and hard working. Fred is not young but still quite new to English football. I will definitely use him more because Fred already has. some matches show their ability in midfield”.
Striker Mason Greenwood is registered and Solskjaer has some advice for the young striker. “Mason is one of the best finishing players I’ve coached and I’ve played against such players, even though I think he’s better than me. Mason has many years ahead and let’s progressing step by step, the next game is always the most important, “he commented.
“He’s still too young but has grown up a lot, a player who likes to play with the U18 team now wants to knock on the door with the first team. The desire is huge, but my responsibility is not to put too much pressure. on a young player”.
Before an opponent from Kazakhstan, coach Solskjaer said that respect for the opponent is extremely important because Astana has the abilities that MU is not necessarily better and that makes them a worthy opponent.
“I used to take the top spot in the Europa League when I led Molde. My experience is that it cannot be contempt, every opponent comes from a different culture and has different ways of playing. Astana is one of the The opponents are home turf, so we have to take advantage of our home turf and prepare for away problems, “he commented.