Solskjaer has experimented with that system already this season and has obtained combined outcomes.
In the 3-Three draw towards Sheffield United 10 days in the past, Solskjaer began with a three-man defence however was pressured to desert that at half-time following a woeful efficiency within the opening 45 minutes.
United additionally performed with a again three for their 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford in October.
According to The Sun, Solskjaer is trying to play Axel Tuanzebe alongside Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire as a part of a three-man defence towards Tottenham.
The report claims that each Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Ashley Young would then be deployed as wing-backs.
Solskjaer has acknowledged United’s leaky defence in latest weeks together with his aspect conceding six objectives of their final three league matches.
Reports are additionally claiming that Solskjaer might be pressured right into a change as Anthony Martial is set to miss the game through injury.
The French ahead went straight down the tunnel after he was substituted within the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa on Sunday and is reportedly struggling to get better from a muscular drawback.
Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho returns to Old Trafford as a supervisor for the primary time since he was sacked by United final December.
Mourinho, who changed Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham supervisor final month, has received each of his Premier League video games with Spurs thus far.