Some squad players of Manchester United feel they have been misled by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer about their prospects of playing time.

Solskjaer accepted during meetings over the summer that he had "overplayed" key players during the previous campaign. Donny van de Beek, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, Dean Henderson, Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot, Juan Mata and Alex Telles had been told they would feature more frequently this season.

United have lost six of their past 12 games with eight of the same players starting each of the demoralising defeats to Leicester, Liverpool and Manchester City.