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Man Utd boss Solskjaer ponders breaking Maguire appearances record push

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he may prevent Harry Maguire's appearances record push.

The skipper has not missed a minute of league action since joining the Reds from Leicester City and is on course to beat the club's record for outfield players in the division, held by Gary Pallister, if he plays the 90 minutes at Aston Villa on Sunday.

However, with meetings against his former club Leicester and Liverpool following hot on the heels of the Villa Park clash, Solskjaer feels he will be left with little choice but to rotate throughout his team.

"Harry Maguire, he's played every minute for us in the Premier League since he came," said the manager. “I don't think that's possible now. That's another stat that he could have been very, very proud of but I can't really see that happening now.

“I feel for my players, I feel for the team, I feel for them. Having had this fantastic season, got to a final, I'm sat here answering these questions and not about the run-in. They've worked their socks off, they've been absolutely brilliant and I'm just very, very happy for them that we've got to this place.

“We just have to do the best we can, it's another challenge for us and please, you can see I'm not happy with it, I'm not sulking, it's one of them things that I know my players will take head-on and we as a group will be stronger for it when we come out of it.

“I just keep my fingers crossed that no one will get injured. That's going to be my biggest concern, injuries."

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