Amad Diallo in Man Utd squad to face West Ham as Solskjaer provides team news update ahead of FA Cup clash
The Red Devils boss has already seen Paul Pogba ruled out of his plans for the foreseeable future, but Eric Bailly is edging back to fitness
Amad Diallo has been included in Manchester United’s squad for their FA Cup fifth-round clash with West Ham on Tuesday, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting Eric Bailly to join Paul Pogba on a list of absentees.
The Red Devils have seen their World Cup-winning midfielder ruled out of their plans for “a few weeks” , with the in-form performer suffering the most untimely of setbacks.
There is better news on Bailly, who is edging his way back to full fitness after sitting out five games, but a knockout meeting with the Hammers may come too soon for the 26-year-old centre-half.
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What has been said?
“Yeah, he’s getting better,” Solskjaer has told United’s official website on Bailly.
“He’s still not available for the cup game, we think. He’s been out on the grass and training, but we’re just going to make a decision. I don’t think he’ll be involved.”
The Norwegian has said on Pogba: “Well, it was an injury. It’ll take a few weeks for it to heal, so he’s just started his recovery, working with the medical staff and we’ll get him back as soon as we can, as safely as we can, because of course Paul’s been very important for us…