Manchester United have an opportunity to avenge final season’s Europa League ultimate defeat once they host Villarreal on Wednesday night time.
The Crimson Devils made a horrible begin to their Champions League marketing campaign on Matchday 1, dropping 2-1 to Younger Boys after Aaron Wan-Bissaka was despatched off.
The dismissal means he’ll miss this one and that isn’t the one choice headache Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to unravel. Right here is the beginning XI he’s more than likely to go together with at Outdated Trafford.
David de Gea (GK) – Dean Henderson stepped up his return to full health with a runout within the Carabao Cup final week however after a powerful begin, De Gea is in no hazard of dropping the primary jersey.
Diogo Dalot (RB) – With first-choice Aaron Wan-Bissaka suspended following his crimson card towards Younger Boys, Dalot is prone to be drafted in. He loved a strong marketing campaign with Milan final season and will probably be determined to impress.
Victor Lindelof (CB) – Harry Maguire was pressured off towards Aston Villa and is a doubt for the Villarreal sport. The person who changed him on Saturday, Lindelof, ought to take his place.
Raphael Varane (CB) – With Maguire out, the impetus will probably be on Varane to marshal the backline towards Villarreal.
Alex Telles (LB) – Luke Shaw was additionally withdrawn towards Villa because of harm. In consequence, Alex Telles – who struggled in his final outing – will begin at left-back.
Fred (CM) – The tireless Brazilian ought to beat off competitors from Donny van de Beek to start out. Villarreal have achieved ball gamers of their facet and prefer to dominate possession. Fred may very well be key in disrupting that.
Scott McTominay (CM) – McTominay will line up alongside Fred, tasked with giving Villarreal a tricky night.
Bruno Fernandes (AM) – After lacking a penalty and penning a prolonged apology (or no less than paying a PR supervisor to do it for him), Fernandes will probably be determined to bounce again on Wednesday.
Jadon Sancho (RW) – Sancho has not received going since arriving from Borussia Dortmund in the summertime. May this be the sport the place it begins to click on into place for the ahead?
Cristiano Ronaldo (ST) – Ronaldo bagged his facet’s solely objective of their 2-1 defeat to Younger Boys on Matchday 1, growing his report Champions League tally to 135. Don’t wager towards him transferring onto 136 in midweek.
Paul Pogba (LW) – After an electrical begin to the season Pogba has been quitier in latest video games. He’s due a giant Champions League efficiency and this may very well be the proper stage.