David de Gea is back in Manchester and is contention to start against West Ham on Sunday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed.
Henderson impressed against Crystal Palace and Manchester City but was criticised for his part in Simon Kjaer’s late equaliser in a 1-1 Europa League draw with Milan on Thursday night.
Solskjaer confirmed after the final whistle that De Gea is now back in the country, though was unable to say whether or not he will be cleared to play on Sunday.
De Gea is currently observing a period of mandatory self-isolation as his trip to Spain was not for elite sport purposes and he is yet to train with the rest of the United squad.
“[De Gea] is back in Manchester. He is self-isolating. He is just touch-and-go for Sunday, I think,” Solskjaer said.
“I can’t really know when he came back so I am not really sure if it was Monday or Tuesday.
“I think the rules are he has to stay at home. He is not training with us, anyway. It’s different if you travel away and compete, so no he has not been training since he came back.”
Those returning to the UK from Spain are required to observe a five-day period of self-isolation.
De Gea’s status as United’s first-choice goalkeeper has come under pressure this season from Henderson, who has ambitions of becoming United’s No 1.
Solskjaer refused to blame Henderson for Kjaer’s late eqauliser on Thursday night, instead focussing on United’s defending.