MANCHESTER UNITED boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been handed a boost ahead of the Europa League final as Anthony Martial and Daniel James have returned to training.
The Red Devils will face Spanish side Villarreal in Gdansk on Wednesday, May 26.
United's official website has confirmed both players are in with a chance of being included in Solskjaer's squad for their Premier League game against Fulham tomorrow.
Around 10,000 fans are expected to attend Old Trafford to watch the match after further easing of the government's coronavirus restrictions.
Martial and James are unlikely to start against Fulham, however, and defenders Phil Jones and Harry Maguire will not be included in the 20-man squad.
Speaking to MUTV, Solskjaer said: "We had a couple of days off after the Liverpool match and we’ve welcomed Dan James back and Anthony Martial back so that’s big, big plusses for us.
"We didn’t lose any against Liverpool so we’re fit. We’re only missing Harry and Phil.
"They [Daniel and Anthony] have done all their rehab programmes and ticked all the boxes so a couple of days of training before the game with the team, but they’re not ready to start a game yet.
"Let’s see. Hopefully, we can get both of them on the pitch and give them some minutes.
"Let’s see how many minutes against Wolves and then they’re hopefully ready for the final."
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The United boss also gave an updated on his captain's fitness.
He said: "It’s still too early. We’re not at the testing stage yet. We’ll give him as much time as possible to recover.
"We’re not going to see him back in the league so hopefully we can welcome him back for the final. But I’m not sure."
Maguire has missed just two Premier League matches for the club since his move from Leicester City in 2019, both of which United have lost.
The Red Devils, who face Wolves on the final day, need to win one of their final two Premier League games to finish second.
Victory against Villarreal in the Europa League final would end their four-year wait for a trophy.
But as the Spanish side's final LaLiga fixture has been brought forward to Saturday, they will have an extra 24 hours to prepare for the final.
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