[Photos] Man Utd Quartet Missing As 20-Man Squad Flies Out For Bristol Clash

By on December 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho and a 20-man squad flew out of Manchester airport this morning ahead of Manchester United’s Carabao Cup clash with Bristol City this evening.

The Red Devils head to Ashton Gate vying for a place in the semi finals and it looks like Mourinho is taking the opposition seriously as he’s taken a strong squad with him for the game.

David De Gea, Ashley Young and Phil Jones haven’t travelled so they’ve all been rested while Nemanja Matic is also left back in Manchester as he’s still carrying a minor muscle problem.

Antonio Valencia has been ruled out with a hamstring injury that he suffered during Sunday’s 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion but otherwise it’s a full strengthen squad that’s travelled to Bristol today.

As expected, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has travelled after Mourinho hinted the attacker would feature tonight having been frozen out of the United squad in recent weeks.

Mkhitaryan has been axed from eight of United’s last nine squad’s but the Armenian international is set to be handed a chance to resurrect his career at Old Trafford this evening.

Paul Pogba is also back in contention after serving a three-match suspension while youngsters Axel Tuanzebe, Kieran O’Hara, Scott McTominay and Joel Pereira are also in the travelling party.

Sergio Romero is expected to start in goal while the likes of Luke Shaw, Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof and Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be hoping to start against the Championship side tonight.

Here is the 20-man squad and some photos of them leaving Manchester airport, courtesy of the Mirror.

Sergio Romero, Joel Pereira, Kieran O’Hara; Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Axel Tuanzebe, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera, Jesse Lingard, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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