Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is a serious doubt for Wednesday’s Europa League remaining towards Villarreal after sitting out his facet’s coaching session in Gdansk on Tuesday. Maguire was included in England’s provisional 33-man squad for Euro 2020 on Tuesday regardless of struggling ankle ligament harm towards Aston Villa earlier this month. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated Maguire would “jog up and down the sideline” in training to test the injury. But he was pictured watching on from the stands as the Red Devils made their final preparations in Poland.
Maguire’s presence would be a huge miss as United aim to end a four-year drought without silverware.
The pairing of Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly were badly exposed as Liverpool won 4-2 at Old Trafford two weeks ago for a vital win that helped secure their return to the Champions League next season.
United have only ever won five European trophies and Solskjaer urged his side to use success on Wednesday as a springboard to greater things next season.
“These are big nights for us. It might be the stepping stone for something better to come, a bright future because this team is a young team,” stated Solskjaer.
“It’s a crew that we’ve rebuilt over the past couple of years, so hopefully that is the beginning of one thing extra.
“The gamers after they signal for Man United, they signal to win trophies.
“They settle for the problem of being one of the best as a result of that is one of the best membership on the planet, in order that’s the pleasure of the strain of Man United.
“That’s one thing they’re prepared for as a result of they wouldn’t have signed right here in the event that they weren’t high gamers.”
Bruno Fernandes could captain United should Maguire miss out and the influential Portuguese midfielder is keen to lift his first silverware since joining from Sporting Lisbon 16 months ago.
“Trophies are part of this club,” stated Fernandes. “The crew is rising up, is bettering rather a lot, and tomorrow might be sign additionally to extra enchancment.
“Shedding is a part of soccer and you may enhance from that, however we wish to enhance from successful trophies.”