PAUL POGBA was a notable absentee from the Manchester United aspect that travelled to London forward of Sunday’s conflict with Chelsea.
The Pink Devils boarded a prepare down south from Stockport station with out the French worldwide, whereas Marouane Fellaini and Marcos Rojo each travelled with the squad.
It had been reported that the injured Pogba might characteristic in opposition to the Blues as he recovers from a hamstring drawback that has plagued him since mid-September.
The 24-year-old seems set to overlook the essential match-up in opposition to Chelsea, however there may be nonetheless a slight probability the ex-Juventus ace could possibly be in motion.
Within the FA Cup encounter between the 2 aspect’s final season, Marcus Rashford did not journey with the squad to London, however as a substitute made his personal means down in a while within the day.
Nevertheless on a optimistic for Jose Mourinho, he’ll be capable to name upon Fellaini tomorrow afternoon, because the Belgian has recovered from a knee harm he picked up in a World Cup qualifier in opposition to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Fellaini has netted 4 instances in eight video games for the Europa League champions this marketing campaign, and will begin forward of Ander Herrera.
Rojo – who has been out since April with an anterior cruciate ligament is unlikely to begin in opposition to Chelsea – as he seems to not be rushed again into the beginning XI.
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Younger midfielder Scott McTominay boarded the prepare from Stockport, and he’s pushing for a begin after impressing in opposition to Benfica within the Champions League.
Romelu Lukaku, Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic are in line to begin in opposition to their former aspect, in what would be the Serbian internationals first return to Stamford Bridge.
Confirmed Manchester United squad travelling to London
- David de Gea
- Sergio Romero
- Joel Pereira
- Antonio Valencia
- Phil Jones
- Eric Bailly
- Victor Lindelof
- Marcos Rojo
- Chris Smalling
- Daley Blind
- Ashley Younger
- Matteo Darmian
- Marouane Fellaini
- Jesse Lingard
- Ander Herrera
- Scott McTominay
- Nemanja Matic
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- Juan Mata
- Anthony Martial
- Romelu Lukaku
- Marcus Rashford