Man Utd expected line-up vs Leeds as Solskjaer sweats on Marcus Rashford fitness

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping to have Marcus Rashford available as the Red Devils travel to Leeds.

Rashford, 23, played against Burnley last weekend though has not been involved in training since United’s win.

The England striker is managing a foot injury while also struggling with back problems this season.

Though Rashford has featured in every Premier League game for the Red Devils this season, and Solskjaer hopes he can be involved in some capacity at Elland Road.

Asked how the squad is looking, Solskjaer said: “Good. Marcus hasn’t trained but I hope that he will join us.

“Apart from that everyone – of course Anthony [Martial] is injured still – has had a couple of days of recovery and a week of preparation and training.

“You need that against these. They make you go to the edge physically and mentally. They have a unique style of play and it’s a game we’re looking forward to.”

The doubts over Rashford could mean the 23-year-old starts on the bench, potentially seeing Edinson Cavani starting up front.

The Uruguayan would be supported by the likes of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood.

The rest of Solskjaer’s line-up almost picks itself with Dean Henderson expected to stay in goal over David de Gea.

Solskjaer added: “We had a tactical meeting with the players [on Friday] and they asked when was the last time we thought we had a free midweek.

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    Man Utd expected XI vs Leeds: Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Fernandes, Pogba; Cavani.

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