Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United manager, has confirmed Scott McTominay will start against Barcelona next week, despite dropping the emerging midfielder for Saturday’s Premier League match against West Ham.

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Explaining McTominay’s absence, Solskajer told Sky Sports:

“He’s a young boy and that mental and physical output on Wednesday was a lot and he’ll be needed on Tuesday.

“He needed a break today.”

Marcus Rashford, whose form has dipped slightly in recent weeks following several niggling injuries, also dropped to the bench and Solskjaer added: “Rashy has been injured and ill and it was about him working hard (against Barcelona).”

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