Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sweating on the fitness of defender Luke Shaw ahead of Liverpool's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, sources have told ESPN FC.
Shaw, 24, has not played since suffering a hamstring injury during the defeat to Crystal Palace in August. Despite returning to training before the international break, he remains a doubt to face Jurgen Klopp's table-toppers.
Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez may require ankle surgery, the Serie A club have said.
There were initial fears Sanchez could face a long spell on the sidelines and that prospect has not been ruled out following initial tests.
"Alexis Sanchez underwent medical tests earlier this morning at...
Manchester United are prepared to back manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the January transfer window but are warning that they will not overpay for players just to save the season, sources have told ESPN FC.
The Glazers and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward accept that Solskjaer's squad has been left short in midfield and up front after the summer departures of Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera.