Sports

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer considering two up top for Manchester United following Romelu Lukaku return

author image

The caretaker boss could make his line-up even more attacking (Picture: Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he could rejig Manchester Uniteds forward line in the coming weeks as he looks to accommodate his many attacking options.

The Norwegian has brought a more adventurous approach to Old Trafford since replacing Jose Mourinho two weeks ago, with the side scoring 12 goals in their last three matches.

Solskjaers options have been boosted by the return to action of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez – with the former scoring at the weekend – and the caretaker boss could trial using two frontmen.

Lukaku scored off the bench against Bournemouth (Picture: Getty)

Asked if he could play with two strikers, Solskjaer told Stadium Astro: There should be five, because theres so many of them! But, yes, why not?

At times well go with two. Now weve played with three – maybe thats just one through the middle, but its still three forwards.

Advertisement Advertisement

More: Football

So there will be different ways that we can utilise and get the best out of them.

On Lukaku and Sanchez, Solskjaer – who was speaking before the win over Bournemouth – added: Both of them are top, top strikers. I have just seen them now for a session and they had a light session yesterday so it would be great to watch them more closely.

3rd November 2018, Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, England; EPL Premier League football, Bournemouth versus Manchester United; Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United warms up (Photo by Simon West/Action Plus via Getty Images)
Sanchez will be desperate to impress after a month on the sidelines (Picture: Getty)

Of course with Anthony (Martial), Jesse (Lingard), Rash, I have seen them now in games and in live situations.

But seeing how these react when out on the pitch will be nice because then I can know a little bit more.

More: Manchester United FC

Advertisement Advertisement

Related Articles

Back to top button