This will be the 61st anniversary of Duncan Edwards’ passing following the Munich Air Disaster. The legendary midfielder is regarded as one of the club’s finest-ever players – with Sir Bobby Charlton saying that his death marked “the biggest single tragedy ever to happen to Manchester United and English football”.
Elsewhere, centre-back Phil Jones turns 27. The England international has made 209 appearances for United since moving from Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2011, and recently signed a new four-year contract.
We celebrate another birthday on Friday, as goalkeeper Sergio Romero turns 32. The Argentina no.1 joined United from Sampdoria in 2015 and has made 42 appearances for the club, including the 2017 Europa League final win against Ajax.
Meanwhile, Solskjaer is likely to hold his press conference to preview the Liverpool clash in the morning. The exact timing will be confirmed nearer the time.