A trio of Manchester United players could be ready to face Sevilla in the UEEFA Champions League on Wednesday night, manager Jose Mourinho has revealed.
The Portuguese has spoken of a small injury crisis at Man United in recent weeks, after young midfielder Ethan Hamilton was brought into the squad to face Huddersfield Town in Saturday’s 2-0 FA Cup Fifth Round victory due to the number of injuries.
However, his options for Wednedsay’s trip to Sevilla could be boosted by three individuals.
“I think Rashford, Herrera, Valencia [will be fit],” Mourinho said.
“I think they have a chance.”
Discussing the possibility of Paul Pogba recovering from illness to make the squad for the game, Mourinho said, “Paul, I don’t know.”
The Frenchman has been at the centre of some controversy after reports suggested he may have had a disagreement with manager Jose Mourinho. Some claimed that suggestions Pogba has been ‘ill’ are a cover-up for being dropped after a dispute.
However, other reports now indicate that United are hopeful Pogba will return for the Sevilla trip.
Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof started for United against Huddersfield, but Eric Bailly returned after months out with injury as a late, late substitute against the Terriers. He could be straight back in the starting line-up.
That would be a great boost given Mourinho suggested neither Jones nor Rojo could play a part in Spain.