Why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will drop Edinson Cavani for the game against Liverpool

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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will drop Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani for Sunday’s Premier League game against Liverpool.

This is according to Martin Keown, who believes Cavani will be dropped to accomodate Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in the starting XI.

Arsenal legend Keown told BBC Sport: “The thing is, someone is going to need to sit out.

“I think probably Cavani, who I love because he’s an out and out centre forward, will have to sit this one out. That allows Pogba to come in.

“They like to have Fred and McTominay because that makes them tough to beat. Does Pogba play deep? On the wing? Where does he fit in? He’s been outstanding so it’s a nice dilemma for the manager to have.

“I prefer him higher up the pitch but then you’ve got Bruno Fernandes. It’s about fitting them both in, but then you have Rashford and Martial as well.

“Rashford played on the right last time out and wasn’t really effective so you’d imagine he would go to the left.

“That means Martial goes to the middle and Cavani probably sits out because of the pace he [Martial] gives them and that’s the weakness for Liverpool at the moment.”