By John Owen Nwachukwu
The Manchester United squad to face Barcelona within the second leg of the UEFA
Champions League quarter-final has been revealed. Former Arsenal ace,
Alexis Sanchez returns to United’s travelling squad to face Barcelona in
Camp Nou having recovered from harm.
Sanchez been out as a result of knee ligament injury he sustained within the dwelling
win against Southampton within the league on March 2.
The Chilean arrived at Manchester Airport with the remainder of the squad on
Monday morning as they ready to fly to Spain. United might want to stage
one other spectacular comeback against Barcelona after Luke Shaw’s personal aim
final Wednesday night time gave the Catalan giants the sting within the tie.
Former Chelsea star, Nemanja Matic additionally travelled with the squad so may
be accessible once more for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having missed United’s final
three video games.
Ashley Young missed the win against West Ham on the weekend via
suspension however is accessible for Tuesday night time’s conflict. Another participant who
has missed the journey is midfielder, Ander Herrera, who has solely performed two
out of United’s final 9 video games in all competitions.
“Nemanja will travel with us definitely,” Solskjaer advised Manchester Evening
News. “Ander won’t, he is out for a little while.” Solskjaer insisted on
not utilizing that notorious night time in Barcelona in 1999 in his crew speak.
“No I received’t as a result of it was against Bayern Munich, it was a last, it was
totally different,” Solskjaer replied when requested whether or not he’ll converse to his
gamers concerning the 1999 comeback.
“We will use the PSG (match), we’ll use Juventus away, now we have overwhelmed
some good groups away from dwelling this year, and performed against some nice
“We had (Barcelona) flustered at occasions right here as nicely. Yes, they managed
the sport in direction of the tip, they’d the possession however they by no means actually
bothered us in our personal half.”
United squad vs Barcelona: Goalkeepers: De Gea, Romero, Grant. Defenders:
Dalot, Darmian, Young, Jones, Lindelof, Rojo, Smalling, Shaw* Midfielders:
McTominay, Matic, Fred, Pereira, McTominay, Pereira, Pogba, Lingard, Mata.
Attackers: Martial, Sanchez, Lukaku, Rashford. Shaw is on suspension, so he
is not going to play.