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Solskjaer explains why he substituted Rashford for Pogba in Man Utd 1-0 win over AC Milan

FOOTBALL By Reuters | March 19th 2021
March 18, 2021 Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their first goal with Bruno Fernandes [REUTERS]

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford felt a "little twinge" before he was substituted in Thursday's Europa League victory over AC Milan but is expected to be fit for Sunday's FA Cup tie at Leicester City, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

March 18, 2021 Manchester United's Marcus Rashford during the warm up before the match [REUTERS]

Rashford, 23, was replaced in the second half by midfielder Paul Pogba whose goal earned Solskjaer's side a 1-0 win at San Siro as they reached the quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate.

"Marcus had a little twinge," Solskjaer said. "We couldn't take a risk with him but hopefully he won't be too bad.

"I think he'll be alright."

Rashford has made 45 appearances in all competitions for United this season, more than any other player at the club, but said in the build-up to the match he had no concerns about burnout or doubts about his fitness.

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