Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has talked up the possibility of Brazilian duo Fred and Andreas Pereira replacing Paul Pogba ahead of the Carabao Cup clash with top four rivals Chelsea.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has missed eight of the last ten games in all competitions as a result of an ankle problem and he has suffered a setback in his quest to recover from that injury.
According to Solskjaer, Pogba will miss the next month with the setback.
The Manchester United boss wants the Brazilian international duo of Fred and Andreas Pereira to step up for the team in the absence of Paul Pogba.
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The French midfielder has been restricted to just six appearances in all competitions due to the persistent ankle problem with five of those games coming in the Premier League.
Paul Pogba has missed eight out of the last ten games in all competitions.
In his absence, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has settled on the midfield trio of Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira and Fred.
Solskjaer takes his Manchester United players to Chelsea in the Carabao Cup fourth round with the aim of repeating the outcome from the FA Cup fifth round last season which ended in a 2-0 home defeat for the Blues.