Why Lindelof missed the Chelsea match
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Victor Lindelof missed Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Chelsea due to illness.
In his place, Ole selected Eric Bailly from the start against Chelsea, giving the Ivorian centre-back his first appearance of the campaign.
Solskjaer on Gregg, our starting XI and IghaloVideo
“Victor has fallen ill. Eric has been champing at the bit recently.
“He’s played a couple of behind-closed-door games with the Reserves. He’s ready; hopefully he’ll get a good night.”
Bailly was expected to line up as part of a three-man defence, alongside Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw.
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