A Despite Manchester’s theoretical superiority, the Norwegian coach has praised the virtues of Granada: “I was very impressed, he has many virtues and that x factor needed to be the revelation team. We are not going to relax, we have passed some very high hurdles in the competition and they have qualified against important rivalsIt is going to be a very difficult encounter, “he acknowledged.
Solskjaer wants his players to be focused on fighting for the Europa League: “It is the most important game of the season and every player knows that it is a great match. We know that it is the first part of the tie, but against Real Sociedad and Milan we managed win away and that is vital to achieve the classification“.
“THEY ARE VERY SLID AND WORKING”
The Manchester coach has studied Granada in depth: “They are a competitive team, with character and grit. They have had a great season and It is the team that has played the most games in Europe, is awesome”.
Solskjaer also highlighted several of the rival’s virtues: “It is no surprise that they have come this far. They have an attitude, great values and a lot of workThey are very good in the less showy aspects, they are very solid and hard-working, but they also have many players with quality. They have eliminated Naples and Molde for some reason“.
After being touched in the last match, it seems that Rashford arrive on time: “I cannot give my lineup. Rashford is going to travel, and we will make a decision if he is in the eleven or leaves from the bench, although I don’t think it’s for ninety minutess. We never risk. “
The technician will also have to take a decision between De Gea and Henderson: “I have two very good options and both can play. De Gea is a great goalkeeper, he is working to be ready when it is his turn, I am very comfortable with either of them.”