Solskjaer confirms Manchester United player will miss Aston Villa game

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has ruled defender Victor Lindelof out of clash against Aston Villa on Thursday.

The Swedish defender was substituted at half-time after picking up a back injury in our previous game against Bournemouth.

Speaking to Manchester United’s official website about whether he has any updates on Victor Lindelof’s fitness status, he said: “Not yet, no. It’s not too bad. He’ll play soon.

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“I’m not sure if he’ll manage the Villa game, but he might do.”

Ivorian Eric Bailly is expected to be Lindelof’s replacement. The Swede has been a very reliable defender this season and formed a solid partnership with Harry Maguire.