The Red Devils boss gave updates on Rashford and Bailly after news broke out on Martial’s potentially season-ending injury.
Marcus Rashford’s latest injury is a worry, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful his “tough” player can recover soon. Eric Bailly, meanwhile, was diagnosed with COVID-19 during the international break.
Shortly after scoring Manchester United’s equalizer during Sunday’s 2-1 win over Brighton, Rashford left the pitch with an injury. A shoulder problem had previously forced him to withdraw from the England squad last month.
There have even been claims that Rashford, who has also struggled with foot and knee issues recently, hasn’t been at full fitness since 2019.
“You just hope he can recover from it,” Solskjaer told BBC Sport on Rashford. “He had to come off, but he’s a tough one.”
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As for the Englishman’s goal, which was his 10th in the Premier League this season, the United manager added: “The finish was excellent – calm and composed. Marcus has been working on that a lot.”
Bailly, on the other hand, was absent altogether and hasn’t reported back to the club since he tested positive for COVID-19 during the international break.
“Eric won’t be with us for a little while he’s tested positive for COVID and isn’t back in the country yet,” said Solskjaer.
United will certainly hope Rashford and Bailly will be available again soon, especially after Anthony Martial’s potentially season-ending knee injury.