Solskjaer: Alexis close to returning
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told the media that he hopes to have Alexis Sanchez available for Manchester United's Premier League fixture against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.
“Alexis has trained all week, so hopefully he comes through the session today and will be available,”explained the Norwegian.
“He is a player who loves to play football, it doesn't matter who you are, you want to play football. And he's been hindered by injury. I know all about injuries and how frustrating that can be and how eager you are to get back.
“So he's chomping at the bit I have to say. He's working hard in training and as I said to you before, his attitude in training has been fantastic. And he wants to play. So for me, I'm looking forward to seeing him, but I have loads of good players to choose from.”
“Chris and Marcos just started running lightly so they're not fit yet. Felli is the long-term one who is out. He'll be out for a few weeks.That's sad because there are 'X factors' in different players and we all know Felli's 'X factor', but then again he'll be working hard to get back for when all the big games are coming as well.
“There are not many issues,”he said.
“I think there are small niggles as there always are at this time of the season.”
United will look to extend Solskjaer's impressive opening run in charge to seven straight wins by overcoming Chris Hughton's Brighton on Saturday (kick-off 15:00 GMT).
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