Solskjaer names three starters against Astana

Solskjaer names three starters against Astana

Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named three players who will be in the starting line-up when they take on Astana in a Europa League match on Thursday. 

United, who are in Group L alongside Partizan Belgrade and AZ   start their Europa League campaign at home against the Kazakhstani side at home. And speaking ahead of the clash, Solskjaer revealed goalkeeper Sergio Romero, defender Axel Tuanzebe and youngster Mason Greenwood will all be handed a starting role tomorrow. 

“Obviously David (De Gea) signed his contract and now we’ve got him maybe we should keep on playing him," joked Solskjaer at his press conference on Wednesday.

"Sergio will play tomorrow for sure, he’s proven to be a top top keeper behind David and keep him ready for if something happens to David. (It is ) time for him to have some much-needed game time." 

"He (Axel) is going to start. We’ve got a big squad, pre-season went really well. Axel is one who didn’t make the starting XI so now it is a chance for them to get some minutes. We will see the use of the squad more, there will be some young ones tomorrow. Greenwood will play definitely."

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