Man United Standing Firm As Pogba In Contention For Big Squad Role

Sunday, 14 Jul, 2019

Manchester United summer signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka is already living up to his billing just weeks after completing his switch to Old Trafford.

United will play their friendly match against Bielsa's side on Wednesday and Lukaku is expected to feature in that game as per Solskjaer.

Maguire, 26, informed Rodgers and the rest of the Foxes squad of his intentions during their pre-season training camp in France, hoping it will ease negotiations between the two clubs. I've said Marcus needs to add to his tally.

Pogba came on at half-time as Solskjaer completely rotated his side at the huge Optus Stadium, where the World Cup victor received a largely warm reception despite publicly admitting his openness to "a new challenge somewhere else".

The Red Devils' completed a routine 2-0 win over Perth Glory on Saturday with Rashford and academy star James Garner grabbing the goals.

Winger Dan James, who made his first appearance in a United shirt, reflected positively on the link-up play he enjoyed with veteran full-back Ashley Young.

Last season ended with just two wins from the final 12 games and Solskjaer is keen to get off to a flying start when the new campaign kicks off against Chelsea on August 11.

Pogba had worn the captain's armband at the beginning of last season, including during United's season opener against Leicester City, but soon fell out with Jose Mourinho and lost the captaincy.

Asked if Pogba is under consideration for the role, Solskjaer said: "Yeah".

Luke Shaw was taken off with a hamstring problem in the 83rd minute against Perth but Solskjaer said that was a precautionary move. "I think in the first half we had a few chances that we could have put away, but we showed in the second half that we were clinical". "We did it as a precaution".