Rashford aggravated a again drawback throughout United’s FA Cup third-round victory over Wolves in midweek which means Solskjaer will probably be with out his most harmful weapon at Anfield on Sunday afternoon.
The ahead has netted 19 instances in 31 appearances this season and Anthony Martial and Daniel James – who start furthest ahead for the Red Devils on Merseyside – should now take accountability for the aspect’s objectives.
Rashford seems set to miss United’s upcoming FA tie versus both Watford or Tranmere on the finish of January plus the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final with Manchester City.
The England attacker can also be seemingly to be absent for United’s league matches at house to Burnley and Wolves – his subsequent league got here could also be as far-off as February 17 when the aspect journey to Chelsea.
Solskjaer has made three adjustments to the aspect that began against Wolves in midweek, with Luke Shaw, Andreas Pereira and David de Gea all coming into the workforce for Sunday afternoon’s much-anticipated conflict.
The Norwegian has opted for a back-five against the Premier League leaders and it seems Shaw will start alongside Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof, with Brandon Williams getting the nod at left-back.
Asked for an replace on Rashford’s health, Solskjaer advised Sky Sports: ‘He got a couple of knocks again, and jolts, when he came on against Wolverhampton and it’s aggravated his again.
‘He’s had some bother earlier than and after all we’re going to give him time to get well and relaxation earlier than we put him again on the pitch.
‘He’s at all times recovered shortly earlier than so let’s hope he does that once more.’
Asked whether or not Rashford could be out for weeks, he replied: ‘Yeah I wouldn’t count on him to be again within the subsequent few weeks, and we’ve acquired a mid-season break and I’m unsure we’re going to see him earlier than then.
‘We’re going to give him the time he wants anyway.’
On his decision to start Shaw, Solskjaer added: ‘Luke is ready for this, definitely.’
Solskjaer, who’s assured United may cause issues for Liverpool, was tight-lipped when requested about his formation at Anfield
‘We have to come to a difficult place, we have to come and play against a very good team, and we tried to maximise the players we’ve acquired accessible,’ he stated.
‘I think we’ve acquired the prospect to give them some bother with the best way we’re taking part in.
Asked whether or not will probably be three on the again, he replied: ‘You’ll see quickly sufficient.’