Here is the leaked eleven of Manchester United for the game against Paris Saint-Germain.
It has been a fantastic start for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side who are currently unbeaten in the last eleven games and have climbed to the fourth spot to secure a place in the Champions League next term. During this phenomenal run with ten wins and one draw, the Red Devils have beaten the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal in the process.
Apart from the League, they have a chance of winning a silverware this campaign. They are still in contention for the FA Cup and Champions League. On the other hand, Thomas Tuchel is looking to bring debut European success to Parc Des Princes.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League Round of 16 at Old Trafford as they strive hard to qualify for the next round. It will be an intriguing battle as both sides have been hitting their peak form lately.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 11, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that the Red Devils are will be relishing the challenge of facing one of the best sides in Europe. The boss also adds on that their side have the confidence of overcoming any possible hurdle put in their way.
“Of course we had Bayern Munich a few years ago as well, so we’re looking forward to this. It is both the supporters and the players who have been looking forward to some of these nights, because they are so special.”
“Maybe my last one [as a player] was when we beat Roma 7-1. I played in that one, I came on. It was a typical Old Trafford night when we lost 2-1 away from home and the manager was so happy. He said, ‘we’ll be all right, we’ll win at home.’ He was so confident in our abilities, so I just want my players to go into this game confident and embrace the game.”
“We’re giving us the best possible opportunity on the way we’ve gone into this game now, because we’re confident. We’ve found out what kind of team we have, we’re looking like a team. We’re agreeing on how we should approach games. So, if there was ever a chance or any time to go into big games like this, it’s now for us.”
David De Gea is expected to guard the posts for the night. There will be two changes at the back line after the victory against Fulham. Victor Lindelof and Ashley Young are expected to be restored for Chris Smalling and Diogo Dalot.
The midfield will comprise of Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, and Paul Pogba. They have been on song since the arrival of Solskjaer as well. The front three will be Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, and Marcus Rashford. Juan Mata, Romelu Lukaku, and Alexis Sanchez will start from the bench.
— Jonathan Johnson (@Jon_LeGossip) February 12, 2019
STARTING ELEVEN: David De Gea, Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford.
With the momentum full on Manchester United’s side, they are expected to be ruthless in front of the goal and cause serious disruption to PSG’s chances of qualifying for the next round.