Solskjaer gives Bruno Fernanades injury update, reveals midfielder’s chances of playing against Liverpool

October 22nd, 2021 by Olasunkanmi Ibikunle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Bruno Fernandes is still a doubt for Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool on Sunday.

Fernandes played the full 90 minutes in United’s 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Champions League on Wednesday and provided two assists, including a stunning pass for Marcus Rashford’s opener to begin the comeback.

But the former Sporting Lisbon midfielder picked up a knock and is now a doubt for the visit of Liverpool.

The Portuguese is one of several players Solskjaer is keeping tabs on.

“Games like Wednesday night are always going to bring knocks and bruises and we do have two or three carrying knocks from that game,’ said Solskjaer.

“l’ll give everyone time, I hope I can pick from a fully fit squad, I might be without two or three.

“Bruno might be a doubt but he’s doing everything he can to be ready.

“It was a great effort and great atmosphere towards the end, another one of the great Champions League nights at Old Trafford.

“A great comeback, which will bring some knocks and bruises, which normally you will expect. It’s still Friday, the game’s on Sunday, we’ll give everyone time.

“We might have the whole squad back fit, we might be two or three players down, today we didn’t have everyone. Let’s see Sunday.”

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