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Sanchez in line to face Arsenal

25th January 2019, 07:24 by Gareth Freeman

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has suggested Alexis Sanchez will line up against former club Arsenal on Friday.

The Chilean forward has featured just twice for United since Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in the Old Trafford hot seat due to a hamstring problem.

The Norwegian indicated Sanchez will be involved in the FA Cup fourth-round tie as he told MUTV that "he will love it if the crowd turn against him" at the Emirates Stadium, although it remains to be seen if the former Barcelona man will start or be handed a spot on the bench.

Defender Marcos Rojo and midfielder Marouane Fellaini remain sidelined but Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw could make returns.

Smalling has returned to training after a foot problem and Shaw has recovered from an illness that forced him to miss the 2-1 win over Brighton last time out.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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