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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopeful Scott McTominay will be fit for Brighton clash after injury scare

Man Utd midfielder Scott McTominay injured against Partizan
The Scotland worldwide hobbled down the tunnel within the 75th minute (Picture: Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful that will be fit to face Brighton within the Premier League on Sunday after limping out of Thursday’s Europa League win over Partizan.

The Red Devils gave a wonderful efficiency at Old Trafford, with targets from entrance three Mason Greenwood, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford securing a 3-Zero victory and qualification for the knockout levels.

However, the evening was soured barely when McTominay acquired a knock to his ankle and finally hobbled down the tunnel within the 75th minute after attempting to proceed taking part in.

Man Utd's Scott McTominay picks up injury vs Partizan
McTominay’s injury didn’t look severe and he ought to be again to face Brighton (Picture: Getty)

The Scotland worldwide’s absence in opposition to Brighton would be an enormous blow, having arguably been United’s greatest participant this season, although he instructed Solskjaer the issue was not severe.

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Speaking to BT Sport after the sport, Solskjaer mentioned of McTominay’s injury: ‘I don’t understand how unhealthy it will be.

‘But he said he was going to be okay but then he couldn’t [continue] so hopefully he’ll be okay for Sunday, I don’t know.’

The consequence means United have certified for the knockout levels of the with two video games to spare, although AZ Alkmaar – who’re two factors adrift – might nonetheless overtake them as group leaders.

With a packed fixture listing on the horizon, Solskjaer says he will take the chance to relaxation key gamers – notably for the lengthy journey to Astana.

Anthony Martial celebrates scoring for Man Utd vs Partizan
McTominay’s injury apart, it was a superb evening for the free-flowing Red Devils (Picture: Getty)

On the potential to rotate now, he continued: ‘We want to win the group but travelling away to Astana was not one to look forward to in having Villa, Spurs, City in the week after, so maybe we’ll relaxation a number of gamers for that recreation.’

On the efficiency, he added: ‘It’s all the time good for gamers to attain targets, get some good mixture play. Confidence is all the time necessary in soccer, and we all know how necessary Sunday is for us as a result of we wish to lookup in direction of the highest 4 or six positions.’

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