Eight changes as Solskjaer goes all out for Europa League glory, but still no De Gea

It’s going to be a huge day for Manchester United – and we’re not talking about the Jadon Sancho deadline.

The Red Devils are in the Europa League quarter-finals – live on talkSPORT tonight – but know there are no second chances in this reformed end to the tournament.

We’ve gone back to the ‘old school’ knockout style – one and done – with all games being held in Germany and United must now navigate a tricky tie with Copenhagen.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping to win his first piece of silverware as Man United boss this month

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping to win his first piece of silverware as Man United boss this month

Celtic fans will no doubt be warning Man United fans to take things for granted – the Scottish side lost 4-2 over two legs in the Round of 32.

And Solskjaer won’t be happy about £108million distractions going into a clash like this.

But in strange circumstances could come a shiny piece of silverware which will do wonders as the Norwegians continues his quest to rebuild at Old Trafford.

And given a tasty all-Premier League tie with Wolves could await them we’re betting Solskjaer will make big changes to the which lurched to a 2-1 victory over LASK in the second leg of their Round of 16 game last week.

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Manchester United team news

The Red Devils are without three first-team stars for the Europa League finals in Germany.

Axel Tuanzebe and Luke Shaw were already known absences but Phil Jones was named in their 30-man squad.

He, however, has remained back in Manchester as he continues his recovery from a knee issue.

Brandon Williams has impressed since breaking into the United side this season and will start in place of Luke Shaw at left-back

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Brandon Williams has impressed since breaking into the United side this season and will start in place of Luke Shaw at left-back

Solskjaer is like to ring the changes after a desperately poor display in the second leg against LASK last week but goalkeeper Sergio Romero should remain between the sticks as he is the club’s first choice in cup competitions.

How Manchester United should look against FC Copenhagen…


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