Manchester United news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has no fit full-backs for West Ham Premier League game


Manchester United news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has no fit full-backs for West Ham Premier League game

Manchester United have a defensive crisis ahead of their crucial game against West Ham on Saturday, which is live on talkSPORT.

Full-backs Ashley Young and Luke Shaw are suspended, while Antonio Valencia is not fully fit.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has limited options in defence

It means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be forced into playing centre-halves Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo out of position.

Two defeats in their past three Premier League games have seen United drop to sixth, three points behind fourth-placed Tottenham.

Red Devils boss Solskjaer told MUTV: “We don’t have full-backs this week.

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“Not too many as we’ve lost Luke and Ashley through suspension. Antonio is still not fit.

“Maybe Matteo [Darmian] will be available for the bench and Rojo has been training for a while.

”He’s available and we’ve got Jonah [Phil Jones], who could also play there.

“Rojo needed to get out on the big pitch [in the Under-23s’ game against West Brom last Friday] so he could have that game but we’ve had a couple of practice matches so let’s see what we decide.”

Meanwhile, United are set to still be without midfielders Ander Herrera (thigh) and Nemanja Matic (illness).