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13th Apr 2017

Manchester United name attacking line-up for Europa League quarter-final

This is a big game for Manchester United


This is a big game for Manchester United.

United’s best chance of qualifying for the Champions League next season appears to be through winning the Europa League. Jose Mourinho’s side are fifth in the Premier League, four points behind Manchester City with a game in hand.

However, the Europa League looks like the easier path back to the big time, particularly with Chelsea next up at Old Trafford on Sunday.

United are five games from glory in Europe’s second club competition, and face Anderlecht tonight in Belgium in the first leg of the quarter-finals.

Mourinho has picked an attacking side, with lots of pace, and a two-man central midfield of Paul Pogba and Michael Carrick.

Here’s the United XI:

And here’s the Anderlecht team: