Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Manchester United will not have Edinson Cavani this weekend. The Uruguayan forward reportedly has a ‘slight tension’ and has been taking care of it since the closed-door friendly against Stoke City.
The Red Devils face West Ham United in the Premier League at London Stadium on Sunday night. Manchester United are looking to bounce back from their loss to Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
While talking to him media, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that Edinson Cavani will be out for one more week. The Manchester United manager added that he expects the forward to start training early next week and take part in the Carabao Cup clash against West Ham United. He said:
“Hopefully Edinson will start training with us after the weekend. Hopefully maybe Monday. Maybe he will be involved on Wednesday because he had a fantastic season last season. We feel like now to get the best out of Edinson is here. season we need it to have a 100 percent fit and don’t push.
“We have a strong team that will cope with having to let the players recover and not risk further injury. I see Edinson will have a huge impact because he is that type of personality and a player. He is a great professional and he can. wait to get back. He’s working very hard to get back on the field. “
Manchester United to offer Jesse Lingard a new contract
Jesse Lingard will sign a new contract with Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed. The midfielder was expected to leave the club this summer, but the manager insisted on keeping him as a player on the squad.
“He has one year left on his contract and the club is talking to him and his father. We see him as a Manchester United player in the future. Jesse is back with us after a great time at West Ham where he showed his qualities.” and he returned to the England team, scoring goals. “
West Ham United were interested in signing the midfielder after an impressive loan period with the Hammers earlier this year.
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