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Man Utd boost as Lingard, Martial on track for Liverpool selection

Manchester United have received a boost regarding injured pair Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard.

Caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ruled the pair out for “two to three weeks" after they were both injured during United's 2-0 Champions League defeat to Paris St Germain.

But it is understood the injuries - a groin problem for Martial and a hamstring issue for Lingard - are not as bad as first thought and both are set to return to action sooner than Solskjaer suggested, says the Mirror.

United sources believe one or both forwards, who have been key to the recent revival under Solskjaer, could even return for next Sunday's huge Premier League showdown with arch rivals and title contenders Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Both are ruled out of the FA Cup fifth found tie at Chelsea, with struggling Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku set to come in for them.

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