Alex Telles will be absent for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to cap his 100th match at the helm with a victory.

After beating RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Norwegian revealed the left-back had tested positive for Covid-19.

Asked if he would be available to face Arsenal, Solskjaer said: "Alex won't be ready, no, so apart from that I would think everyone else at the moment looks like they could be involved." 

Solskjaer has so many options to choose from that Phil Jones and Sergio Romero have been omitted from both United's Premier League and Champions League squads.

"Well, Sergio has just come back into training this week, so he's started his pre-season work and is working to get to his peak fitness with the goalkeepers," he said.

"Phil has been injured and he's had an operation and he's working really hard to be back. He'll hopefully get fit during December.

"That was a natural thing. When you're injured, you can't really be in the squad, can you?

"He's working really diligently and he'll be coming back soon." 

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