Football | 7 months ago
Here's the Manchester United side to face Anderlecht at Old Trafford
Some interesting changes here

Zlatan is back and Luke Shaw starts.

Manchester United's bid to secure Champions League qualification via the league was given a massive boost following their recent win against Chelsea, but as we've frequently seen this season, Mourinho's men have struggled to put together a run of consistent wins together.

While nobody at Old Trafford will be ruling out qualification for Europe's elite competition via the top four, it's clear that the United manager isn't taking the Europa League lightly.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal in Brussels has given the hosts the advantage and Mourinho has named an attacking lineup for tonight's return leg.

The big news is that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back in the starting XI.

The Swedish striker was rested against Chelsea at the weekend after feeling tired, but with the Europa League final set to take place in Stockholm, the striker will be hoping to help United take a massive step towards the showpiece match in his home country.

We already knew that Sergio Romero would start ahead of David de Gea and the other defensive news is that Luke Shaw gets the nod at full-back.

Wayne Rooney is also back in the Manchester United squad, but he starts from the bench.

Phil Jones (foot), Chris Smalling (knee) and Juan Mata (groin) are out.

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