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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains why he benched Ronaldo for Man Utd vs Everton 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains why he benched Ronaldo for Man Utd vs Everton 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted the drama of Wednesday’s last-gasp victory over Villarreal played a big part in his selection for the lunchtime kick-off vs Everton.

Explaining his decision, Solskjaer said prior to kick-off: “Well Wednesday night was a big effort, big emotional and physical output. So we needed to freshen it up, we knew it’s an early kick off.

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“The start of this game is going to be very important and we’ve got some very good players coming on as well so we believe it’s a team that is going to take charge of the game.”

Paul Pogba has also dropped to the bench, along with United’s other goalscorer on Wednesday, Alex Telles.

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That makes room for Luke Shaw, who returns from injury, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka is included following his suspension.

There are also starts for Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani in attack as Jadon Sancho is named among the substitutes.

Source: Mirror

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