Manchester United have travelled to Germany ahead of their Europa League last-eight meeting against F.C Copenhagen.
The Red Devils cruised past Austrian side Lask Linz 7-1 on aggregate to progress. A 5-0 away win just before the lockdown was followed by a narrow 2-1 win in Manchester. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have moved into the quarter-final which takes place tomorrow evening in Cologne.
Here is the full squad that has traveled:
Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop.
Midfielders: Andreas Pereira, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Ethan Galbraith, James Garner, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba.
Forwards: Tahith Chong, Mason Greenwood, Odion Ighalo, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.
Axel Tuanzebe and Luke Shaw are out for the rest of the season, while Phil Jones remains sidelined.
Solskjaer rotated heavily for United’s 2-1 second-leg win vs LASK, but aside from Juan Mata, there were few impressive performances.
The United boss is likely to name a largely first-choice XI, but the big call will be whether Sergio Romero retains his cup starting role over David de Gea having been dropped for the FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea.
The sides have met twice before in Uefa competitions, back in the 2006/07 Champions League group stages.
Copenhagen won 1-0 in the Danish capital, but United won the return match 3-0 thanks to goals from Paul Scholes, John O’Shea and Kieran Richardson.
The tournament represents United’s only remaining shot at silverware this season and they will relish the chance to another European trophy to their illustrious collection. They were victorious in this competition the last time they played and will be confident of doing it again.