FA Cup Preview: Tranmere v Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could make changes to his team for their FA Cup trip to Tranmere Rovers this Sunday. Victor Lindelof was ill and missed a 2-0 home loss to Burnley on Wednesday, joining Marcus Rojo, Axel Tuanzebe, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba and top scorer Marcus Rashford on the sidelines.

However the Swede is set to return at Prenton Park.

“Victor will be available again,” Ole told MUTV. “He’s recovered so it’s one more to choose from. That’s good and I don’t think anyone suffered any bad injuries, no, in midweek.”

Tuanzebe is still definitely unavailable, although he is not too far away from getting back out on the pitch.

“Axel will be back after the midseason break, training with us,” added the boss. “He’s had a difficult spell as well because it’s taken so much longer than we thought. We had to make sure he is fine when he gets back.”

“It’s three more games to go until we get a break. We’re still only on the second day after the last game so it’s still a bit of a recovery day. We’ll prepare for Sunday and we just have to stay together, stick together and use the last bit of energy before we get a little bit of a break.”

Tranmere’s manager Micky Mellon gave his take on what the tie means to his club.

“I don’t think it’s an opportunity [for us to go through] because of the form United are in, “explained Mellon. “I know they have a threat. We have to make sure we are ready. We will give it everything we have got. There is no doubt we will be up against a good side.”

Manchester United travel to Prenton Park on Sunday and the match will kick-off at 10 am ET in the US on ESPN+ and at 15:00 GMT in the UK. In the UK it will be televised on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate. You can also see it on MUTV. Lee Mason will be the referee.

Credit: manutd.com

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