Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides update on Bruno Fernandes injury ahead of Liverpool clash

Bruno Fernandes is in a race against time to be fit for Sunday’s match (Picture: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Bruno Fernandes is still a doubt for Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool on Sunday.

Fernandes played the full 90 minutes in United’s 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Champions League on Wednesday and delivered a stunning assist for Marcus Rashford to begin the comeback.

But the former Sporting Lisbon midfielder picked up a knock and is now a doubt for the visit of Liverpool.

The Portuguese is one of several players the Solskjaer is keeping tabs on.

‘Games like Wednesday night are always going to bring knocks and bruises and we do have two or three carrying knocks from that game,’ said Solskjaer.

‘l’ll give everyone time, I hope I can pick from a fully fit squad, I might be without two or three.

‘Bruno might be a doubt but he’s doing everything he can to be ready.

Bruno Fernandes played the full 90 minutes against Atalanta in midweek (Picture: Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images)

‘It was a great effort and great atmosphere towards the end, another one of the great Champions League nights at Old Trafford.

‘A great comeback, which will bring some knocks and bruises, which normally you will expect. It’s still Friday, the game’s on Sunday, we’ll give everyone time.

‘We might have the whole squad back fit, we might be two or three players down, today we didn’t have everyone. Let’s see Sunday.’


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