But Solskjaer said of Telles: “I think anyone who doesn’t play as much as they’d like would be frustrated and disappointed.
“Alex is a very good lad, I’ve had conversations with him, of course.
“He knows that when you’re at Man United you’re challenging against the very best for a place and Luke has had a fantastic season and has kept fit for longer, but Alex, whenever he’s played, has done really well.
“I was really pleased with him today, you could see his experience out there, in behind Anthony [Elanga]. It was important for Anthony to have Alex behind him to help him.”