Solskjaer hints that top forward could miss Sheffield clash

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Olé Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted that Edinson Cavani will be unavailable for Thursday night’s game against Sheffield United.

The Uruguayan is back in training, after picking up an injury recently, but Solskjaer appears unsure he’s ready to get back into things just yet.

Speaking during his pre-match press conference, the Norwegian said of the 33 year old, “We have to be mindful of little strains and niggles and decisions have to be made from kick-off of Sheffield United to kick-off at Arsenal, it’s 15 times 24 hours, so it’s gonna be very tight.

“Edinson [Cavani] has done well in rehab, still have to make the decision if we should risk him, it is a little bit to risk him too early, I’d doubt him to be available to pick tomorrow.”

Anthony Martial is fit again, and could be in for a start as a centre forward if Cavani doesn’t start tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the game promises to be an interesting one, with United looking to make it 10 consecutive wins away from Old Trafford.