Manchester United are hoping to add even more firepower with the return of Marcus Rashford next month.
The 23-year-old striker has not played since England’s defeat in the Euro 2020 final.
Soon after the Wembley showdown, he underwent surgery on a shoulder injury that forced him to take pain-relieving injections to enter the summer tournament.
Already back in training, Rashford was expected to return at the end of October and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed his recovery is on track.
The United boss hopes to see him back in action after the international break due in the middle of next month.
And Solskjaer also had positive news on the return of defender Alex Telles, discussing the injury status of his squad ahead of Wednesday’s game against West Ham.
He told me club website: “It’s going well. He’s worked really hard, both. Alex is a little ahead of Marcus.
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“I don’t think we will see Marcus until after the international break.
“But Alex has done a good job and will continue to be in the team.”
Several stars will be rested for the Hammers’ Carabao Cup journey, including Paul Pogba and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Phil Jones could join reserve and academy players are being run out at Old Trafford, having last played 20 months ago.
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