Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could start with five at the back tonight in a bid to halt an improving Tottenham side, according to a report.
The Man Utd manager is under pressure after a terrible start to the 2019-20 Premier League season and is about to face the man he succeeded at Old Trafford, this time last year.
José Mourinho will be aware United have failed to keep a clean sheet in the league since September 14 — and have conceded six goals in their last three matches.
Although Spurs have improved in terms of results since Mourinho’s appointment, they haven’t done much better defensively, conceding 5 goals in their last 3 Premier League games.
The Sun claims an injury doubt over Anthony Martial could force Solskjaer to make a tactical switch for tonight’s game.
Solskjaer is said to be toying with the idea of starting Axel Tuanzebe as a third central defender alongside Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire — as we predicted in our potential line-up article on Tuesday.
While the newspaper claims this will see United start with a back-five — including two full-backs — we suggested it would look more like a back-three, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka and whoever starts on the left operating as wing-backs.
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