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Solskjaer eager for McTominay stay

17th April 2019, 10:52 by Alex Jack

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has shelved any plans of allowing Scott McTominay to be loaned out to another outfit next season.

A number of Premier League outfits have previously enquired after the promising Manchester United midfielder, who has found himself a regular starter since Solskjaer's arrival in late December.

There was a feeling the Lancaster-born Scotland international could be farmed out next term to provide him with even more top-flight experience, once United's summer transfer business is concluded.

However, McTominay has already shown enough for Solskjaer to consider a rethink and the Norwegian has made it clear to the academy graduate that he is firmly in his plans for next year.

The 22-year-old could have joined promotion chasers Leeds United last summer but the Red Devils' former manager Jose Mourinho was impressed by the attitude he had shown in pre-season.

Solskjaer is also a fan and sees McTominay filling the void which is expected to be left by the departures of United's Spanish midfield duo Juan Mata and Ander Herrera in the coming weeks.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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