Don’t wait 30 years – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today!
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Alex Telles has tested positive for Covid-19.
Soon after the boss' comments, the club's official Twitter account shared the news with supporters.
"Ole confirms that Alex Telles has tested positive for COVID-19. We wish him a speedy recovery and a swift return to the group," they wrote.
Telles was left out of this evening's emphatic 5-0 win over RB Leipzig, with fans thinking Solskjaer simply left the Brazilian out in favour of Luke Shaw.
"Telles has tested positive for coronavirus, he's been out for a few days. No symptoms, he'll be fine, back soon," said Solskjaer at full-time.
United didn't need the former Porto star, who arrived late in the summer window.
The Red Devils left it to late to stick five beyond Leipzig, with Marcus Rashford scoring three off the bench.
Solskjaer was bold with his team selection, finally giving in to fan pressure as Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek started alongside each other in midfield.
Mason Greenwood found the net early on, calmly slotting the ball home following a Pogba through ball.
Rashford came off the bench to score a hat-trick in the second-half, while Martial scored a penalty in the closing stages.
"Marcus Rashford came on and did well but the groundwork was there from the team, that's what you want that from the subs," Solskjaer said.
Get the latest transfer news straight into your inbox!
Want to be on the ball with all of the latest football news?
Well then sign up for the brilliant new Daily Star Sport email newsletter!
From the latest transfer news to the agenda-setting stories, get it all in your email inbox.
How do you sign up?
It only takes a matter of seconds.
Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit 'subscribe'.
And that's it, job done. You'll receive an email with all of the top news stories every single morning.
You can find out more information on our email newsletter on this link here.
"What a shift they put in. Leipzig are a high press, the intensity, so we had to dig deep.
"We had to rest a few because the season is relentless, so we used the squad.
"This group is coming together. The more quality and spirit you have the more you get the performance."
- Manchester United FC
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Champions League
- RB Leipzig FC
Source: Read Full Article