José Mourinho has included their new signing Alexis Sánchez in Manchester United’s Champions League squad. Sanchez, who has replaced Henrik Mkhitaryan in the squad, is the most notable change to the United team. The Reds will travel to Sevilla later this month for the first of two legs in the knockout stage.
The 29-year-old, who was involved in a swap deal with Henrik Mkhitaryan, is not cup-tied due to Arsenal’s absence from the elite European competition.
However, James Wilson has been omitted from the squad list after he moved to Championship side Sheffield United in January. The 22-year-old striker was a somewhat surprising addition to the squad back in September as he hasn’t played a competitive senior game for the Reds since October 2015.
Although both sent out on loan, Demetri Mitchell and Axel Tuanzebe both retain their place in the squad list. Mitchell has recently been sent to Hearts in the Scottish Premier League for the remainder of the season, while Tuanzebe has moved to Aston Villa. Tuanzebe does have some experience in the Champions League this campaign, having featured in the final group stage game against CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford.
Zlatan Ibrahimović is also on the list, after rumors of a possible move across the pond to MLS circled in the January Transfer Window.
The complete 29-man list:
Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Joel Pereira, Kieran O’Hara
Defenders: Victor Lindelöf, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia, Matteo Darmian, Axel Tuanzebe
Midfielders: Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Michael Carrick, Ashley Young,Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini, Nemanja Matić, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay
Forwards: Alexis Sánchez, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford