Martial’s angle has additionally been questioned at instances and the striker was rebuked within the dressing room by Solskjaer for a lame warm-up earlier than the sport in opposition to Chelsea at Outdated Trafford in April. However the supervisor believes there was a sea change in angle from Martial because the summer season.
“He seems happier,” Solskjaer mentioned. “He’s an infectious boy, his smile and sense of humour, you possibly can see he’s completely happy right here and that rubs off on everybody and it’s nice to see,” Solskjaer mentioned. “However it’s the entire temper. I believe it’s a much higher group that we’ve now – the camaraderie, the angle of the boys, the selflessness, the humility. We’re getting nearer to what we need to see on a regular basis, that tradition, the efficiency in coaching, the best way they put together for video games.”
Rashford, Harry Maguire and Victor Lingard have all been assessed after choosing up knocks in Wednesday’s 2-1 Carabao Cup win at Chelsea. However Solskjaer has denied that Rashford incurred his knee downside whereas sliding on his knees to have fun his surprise free-kick, regardless of grimacing and being substituted shortly after it.
“Not the knee slide I believe – it was a sort out,” Solskjaer mentioned. “Hopefully he’ll get via and be prepared.”
Requested if he would possibly ban knee slide celebrations, Solskjaer mentioned: “No, they will do no matter they need after they rating objectives as a result of it is likely to be the final one you rating.”
In the meantime, United will fly round 150 followers, who had paid for journey packages to Kazakhstan with the now defunct airline Thomas Cook dinner, without cost to this month’s Europa League tie against Astana.