Jesse Lingard returns as Manchester United train for League Cup - in pictures

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team prepare for quarter-final against Everton

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side are desperate to win a trophy having gone three seasons without silverware.

United's last triumph came in the 2017 Europa League final under Jose Mourinho but, since his departure and Solskjaer's appointment, the cupboard has remained bare.

A League Cup quarter-final, albeit it against an in-form Everton side, represents a good chance to edge closer to ending that run.

"Of course it's something we're aiming for," said Solskjaer.

"We want to improve every season and to improve on last year is to get to the final and, of course, when you get to the final there's only one thing that matters and that's to lift the trophy."

Midfielder Jesse Lingard, who has not played since the League Cup match against Brighton at the end of September, is set to return to the squad for the trip to Goodison Park, while forward Mason Greenwood may get a start.

"Jesse will be in the squad. He's been working hard in training. He's been unfortunate with having to isolate a few times, been in contact, or close contact with Covid, not even having it himself," said Solskjaer.

"He's been very unlucky being away from the training ground a few times. He works really hard and he'll be involved in the squad, definitely."

Solskjaer is likely to make changes for the game as he seeks to manage the squad's workload.

"Mason's fit enough to play, he was on the bench [against Leeds]. He will be involved in the squad unless something happens," he added.

"Of course, Luke [Shaw] came off with an injury so that had to be done, Edinson [Cavani] has been out with an injury for a while, we need to get him going and Bruno (Fernandes) is one that I also have to protect."

Defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka (knock) and midfielder Scott McTominay (groin) will definitely not be available after sustaining injuries on Sunday.