Man Utd v Leeds: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says fan trouble will not be an issue


The Manchester United gamers at some level of a practising session in Perth

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says fan disorder will no longer “be a enviornment” at Wednesday’s pre-season match against rivals Leeds in Perth.

A immense different of followers from both clubs are within town for the sport, which is anticipated to attract a conclude to 60,000-skill crowd – even when no distress has occurred.

Solskjaer became once requested if the clubs’fierce competitorscould perchance per chance additionally lead to issues.

“For people who bring together the problem to reach succor here and enhance your group, soccer is the motive you’ll want to perchance perchance per chance additionally per chance be here,” he acknowledged.

Fixtures between the two sides in England luxuriate in historically required a heavy police presence.

There luxuriate in been just a few stand-offs between minute groups of supporters in diversified locations within the Australian city, however no right clashes.

The 2 clubs luxuriate in no longer met for eight years – they closing confronted each diversified in aLeague Cup match in 2011.That sport became once marred by distress, with two police officers injured and dozens of arrests made.

Solskjaer acknowledged left-succor Luke Shaw has recovered from a cramped hamstring damage that resulted in him being substituted in Saturday’sopening pre-season sport against Perth Glory,and added that he became once no longer at possibility of threat the defender against Marcelo Bielsa’s Championship promotion hopefuls.

The Norwegian boss additionally spoke about his different issues in central defence.

United are alive to to signal Harry Maguire from Leicester, even when the two clubs are restful apart of their valuation of the 26-One year-primitive England international.

They already luxuriate in five senior centre-backs – Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo – at the membership on contracts that will perchance perchance per chance additionally bustle to at the least 2022. As effectively as, Axel Tuanzebe has impressed in pre-season after taking half in a key role in Aston Villa’s return to the Premier League while on loan closing term.

“Axel has a immense likelihood of staying here and taking half in,” acknowledged Solskjaer. “He has proved he can play at that stage and has reach succor sturdy and focused.

“Clearly there is a limit of gamers. Whoever performs will be half of the group and whoever does not has to fight to bring together succor in – however he’s undoubtedly one of many exciting gamers I will no longer wait to belief more of.”

Solskjaer additionally confirmed three more senior gamers – goalkeeper Dean Henderson, defender Matteo Darmian and midfielder Fred – will join the squad after they fly to Singapore on Thursday sooner than a match against Inter Milan forty eight hours later.

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