Manchester United team news: Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial fit to face Leicester

United travel to the King Power on Sunday

Mark Critchley
Northern Football Correspondent
Friday 01 February 2019 09:45
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial to be available for Manchester United's trip to Leicester City.

Martial, who signed a new five-year contract at United on Thursday, missed Tuesday's 2-2 draw with Burnley after picking up a slight injury in training.

Pogba, meanwhile, was spotted limping on his way out of Old Trafford after United's last outing.

Solskjaer, however, is hopeful that both will be involved at the King Power Stadium.

"We've not had a proper session since the game," Solskjaer said on Friday. "I don't think there's anything with Paul.

"Anthony has done some rehab work, we'll try a session today. I imagine he'll be available."

Solskjaer said that Martial's new contract until 2024 shows that both he and the club have faith in the France international to fulfill his potential.

"It's confirmation that we're happy with him. We believe in him," Solskjaer said. "He's got fantastic potential. He's had ups and downs at the club. He's been developing.

"As a young lad, moving abroad it's not easy, but now he knows he will stay here for the future. I certainly believe in him."

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