Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has backed Fred to interchange Paul Pogba within the team, ahead of Wednesday’s Carabao Cup conflict at Chelsea.
Fred has began four of United’s last 5 games and Solskjaer stated he believes the Brazil international can soften the blow of shedding Pogba.
Pogba has been out with an ankle problem, for the reason that 1-1 draw with Arsenal on September 30 and won’t be available till December.
“Fred will in all probability take Paul’s place for some time now,” Solskjaer instructed reporters.
“He’s been sensible for us.
“There isn’t any use speaking about who will not be going to be right here for a protracted, very long time, as a result of he isn’t going to come back on the pitch and assist us till he’s match.
“Paul’s been sensible and he’s a inventive midfielder that we’d like, however then it’s as much as the others to step up.”