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How Man Utd could line up against Copenhagen as Fernandes and Pogba get set to play together again in midfield

MANCHESTER UNITED arrived in Germany ahead of their Europa League quarter final.

They face Copenhagen after breezing past LASK with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer now faced with major squad decisions.

He has used the competition to so far offer game time to fringe players.

But with a United favourites to lift the trophy, Solskjaer is expected to start with his strongest team.

That means picking the same side that beat Leicester on the last game of the season, securing their guaranteed Champions League spot.

It would offer a first start in the tournament for Paul Pogba, who has only played 27 minutes of Europa League football this season.

He would partner either Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay or Fred in holding midfield.

Winter signing Bruno Fernandes would play just in front in the No10 role.

Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial have emerged as United’s trusted trio up front.

But Odion Ighalo, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard have been regulars in Europe for United throughout the campaign.

Sergio Romero missed just two matches in the tournament so far, but David de Gea could be in line for a recall.

The Spaniard had not played a single FA Cup game up until the semi-final against Chelsea but was chosen over the Argentine.

Solskjaer could make the same decision, despite Romero’s good form and blunder-prone performances from De Gea.

Luke Shaw is still sidelined meaning Brandon Williams is favoured to start at left-back.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah will compete with Aaron Wan-Bissaka at right-back while captain Harry Maguire will likely keep his place.

Eric Bailly started against LASK but Victor Lindelof has travelled with the squad having returned from injury.

The Reds Go Marching On To Cologne 🔴 #MUFC #EuropaLeague

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