“There are two different reasons [with Cavani]. Edinson wants to tick all the boxes that he’s gone through in his programme and be ready to make an impact. His last preparation was going to be today and I will have a discussion with him, and yesterday it seems positive with Marcus and Harry.”
Meanwhile, Solskjaer has defended Mason Greenwood’s professionalism. The United and England striker was omitted from United’s squad for the wins against Newcastle and PSG with what Solskjaer described as a “niggle”. Greenwood is understood to have been spoken to about his discipline and timekeeping but Solskjaer denied that the 19 year-old had an issue with his timekeeping.
Greenwood was left out of the England squad after being sent home last month for breaching Covid-19 protocols when he and Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden invited two women back to the England team hotel in Reykjavik the day after