“But, at one point, of course you hope to get to a position where he doesn’t have to play every game, every minute and, at the moment, of course we have to take him off because his foot is a little bit sore.
“So hopefully that’ll improve as the season goes on because I think he was better tonight than he was on Sunday.”
Solskjaer said that Paul Pogba had a
“little niggle” during the game with Granada, but that he should be okay for the Spurs clash.
Eric Bailly has missed United’s last two games having tested positive for COVID-19 during the international break but other than the Ivorian, Martial and long-term absentee Phil Jones, the Reds will hope to have a clean bill of health, provided Shaw and Rashford are fit.
David De Gea played for the first time in a month back in his homeland, while Juan Mata also returned to the bench for the Reds in Andalusia.