Villarreal vs Man United: Red Devils Squad to Face Emery's Men in Final Revealed

Villarreal vs Man United: Red Devils Squad to Face Emery's Men in Final Revealed

- Villarreal vs Man United take centre stage on Wednesday, May 26, and Harry Maguire was a shock inclusion in Red Devils's 26-man squad for the game

- The United skipper has missed the club's recent four matches through a ligament injury and was a doubt for the Gdansk trip

- Anthony Martial was the only noticeable name missing in the squad, with the forward's place being taken up by youngsters Amad Diallo and Anthony Elanga

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Man United have announced the club's squad players that have made the trip to Gdansk, Poland, to face Villarreal in the Europa League final.

Europa League: Man United Squad to Face Villarreal in Final Revealed
Harry Maguire was a shock inclusion in Man United's 26-man squad to face Villarreal on Wednesday, May 26. Photo: @ManUtd.
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United booked a place in the final of the European competition after seeing off AS Roma in the semi-finals.

The side, who ended the domestic season without a silverware now stand a golden chance to crown their campaign with a trophy when they take on the La Liga giants on Wednesday, May 26.

Surprisingly, Harry Maguire, who is understood to be nursing a ligament injury is part of the travelling party.

The Red Devils skipper will be hoping to be fit enough to feature in the clash having missed the previous four.

Axel Tuanzebe, Eric Bailly, and Victor Lindelof who have competed for the two centre-back spots in recent fixtures have all travelled to Poland.

The only noticeable absentee in the 26-man squad is Anthony Martial who is currently battling an injury.

Martial appeared as a substitute during the 2017 Europa League final victory in Stockholm.

His place has since been taken up by youngsters Amad Diallo and Anthony Elanga, both of who featured in the final match of the season against Wolves.

Man United travelling squad:

Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Dean Henderson, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop

Defenders: Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams

Midfielders: Amad, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Daniel James, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek

Forwards: Edinson Cavani, Anthony Elanga, Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, Shola Shoretire

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Man United have crowned their 2020/21 Premier League season on a stylish note after stunning Wolves 2-1 at Molineux on Sunday, May 23, on the final day of the campaign.

Despite losing the Premier League title to rivals Man City, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be proud of his players for finishing the campaign unbeaten away from home.

Man United's win saw them ink their name in history books as they joined Arsenal in the exclusive group of clubs to end a campaign unbeaten away from home in the Premier League.

The Gunners have been holders of the prestigious feat, going the entire EPL season unbeaten away from home in 2001/02 and in their 2003/04 Invincibles campaign.

Reacting to matching their rivals' record, Solskjaer admitted he was proud of the achievement as he lauded his wards for getting the job done on the final day of the campaign.

Man United's win at Molineux saw them finish 12 points behind rivals Man City who were crowned this season's league champions.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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