Maguire forces Solskjaer to change plans ahead of Manchester derby

Harry Maguire has been forced out of Manchester United's FA Cup fifth round tie at Derby County with an ankle injury, and that blow could also keep him out of the Manchester derby on Sunday.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that England defender Maguire was due to start the cup clash against the Rams at Pride Park before he picked up an ankle injury in training.

Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly are the two centre-backs selected by Solskjaer at Pride Park, with Diogo Dalot and Luke Shaw the two full-backs.

Solskjaer told MUTV : "I had a word with him (Maguire) before training yesterday and told him that I am not going to rest him.

"But then he rolled his ankle in training so he had to stay at home. Hopefully he will be okay for the weekend, but I am not sure."

Solskjaer also cast doubt on the potential availability of Maguire's fellow summer arrivals Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James for the Old Trafford clash with City, who may be without Kevin De Bruyne after he sustained a back injury in last weekend's Carabao Cup final.

"You know the opposition but we have just got to think 90 minutes ahead and win this game. We need to go out there and perform," the Norwegian continued.

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