Manchester United will start their 2019-20 UEFA Europa League campaign at home.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will debut in Europe’s second biggest club competition on Thursday, when they take on Kazhakstan giants FK Astana. Undoubtedly, The Red Devils have more experience and a better all-around squads. But upsets can happen. Manchester United shouldn’t take their opponents lightly, especially considering the way they have started the season.
Without further ado, here is Manchester United’s starting XI for their Europa League debut against Astana. Solskjaer decided to rotate the side heavily and players like Sergio Romero and Axel Tuazebe got starting nods. The same goes for three coveted youngsters such as Angel Gomes, Mason Greenwood and Tahith Chong.
Sergio Romero; Diogo Dalot, Axel Tuanzebe, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo; Nemanja Matic, Fred; Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Marcus Rashford; Mason Greenwood
Lee Grant (GK), Harry Maguire, Phil Jones, James Garner, Scott McTominay, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard