Man Utd vs PSG line-ups: Predicted XIs for Tuesday's Champions League clash at Old Trafford

James Robson
Evening Standard

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a near fully-fit Manchester United squad to choose from for Tuesday's Champions League clash against PSG on Tuesday.

Solskjaer's only current injury absences are Matteo Darmian, Antonio Valencia and Marcos Rojo, meaning the United caretaker manager will be able to field a first-choice starting XI versus the Paris giants.

Solskjaer rested Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard for Saturday's 3-0 Premier League win at Fulham, so expect the duo to form a front three along with Anthony Martial.

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Chris Smalling impressed verus Fulham and could be pushing Phil Jones for a starting role alongside Victor Lindelof - also rested at the weekend - though Tuesday's match should see Jones and Lindelof resume their budding partnership.

As for PSG, Thomas Tuchel will be without star man Neymar, with the Brazil forward out of both legs of the tie due to a metatarsal injury.


Edinson Cavani was forced off with a thigh injury against Bordeaux the Saturday before the first leg and is also out along with Thomas Meunier, who is on the sidelines due to concussion.

Kylian Mbappe, who was rested ahead of Tuesday’s trip to Old Trafford, came onto replace the Uruguay international and will almost certainly lead the line for PSG.

Marco Verratti also started and is in contention to do so against United having recovered from an ankle injury suffered back in early January. The Italy international played for 58 minutes before he was replaced by Leandro Paredes.

Man Utd vs PSG predicted line-ups

Man Utd XI (4-3-3): De Gea; Young, Lindelof, Jones, Shaw; Matic, Herrera, Pogba; Lingard, Rashford, Martial

PSG XI (4-2-3-1): Buffon; Kehrer, Kimpembe, Silva, Bernat; Marquinhos, Verratti; Alves, Draxler, Di Maria; Mbappe

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