Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named a 21-man squad for the trip to the Netherlands ahead of the Europa League meeting with AZ Alkmaar.

Solskjaer and his players will be guests of Dutch top flight club AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League game on Thursday night.

The big news ahead of the game is the absence of star player Paul Pogba who will miss the AZ Alkmaar game after aggravating an ankle injury in the last game.

Paul Pogba aggravated the said injury during the Premier League clash at home to Arsenal on Monday night.

The French international played the entire duration of the Arsenal game which ended in a share of the points between the two teams involved.

It was his first league game for Manchester United in a month as he has struggled with an ankle issue in the past weeks.

Apart from the AZ Alkmaar game, Paul Pogba could also miss the league game at Newcastle United this weekend.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Sergio Romero and Lee Grant

Defenders: Diogo Dalot, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Axel Tuanzebe, Marcos Rojo, Brandon Williams,

Midfielders: Scott McTominay, Nemanja Matic, Fred, James Garner, Andreas Pereira, Juan Manuel Mata, Jesse Lingard, Angel Gomes, Daniel James.

Attackers: Tahith Chong, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.