UEL: Anderlecht v Manchester United preview


Anderlecht v Manchester United preview

Manchester United travel to Anderlecht in their Europa League quarter-final first leg without captain Wayne Rooney.


Rooney has been left out of Manchester United's squad as manager Jose Mourinho says the club captain is not happy with his fitness.

Asked about Rooney ahead of the match, Mourinho said: "He's not confident, he's not happy, he has bad feelings with his ankle and is not ready to play."

United go to Belgian league leaders Anderlecht having lost just twice in 34 games.

David De Gea, Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young took part in training on Wednesday, with Juan Mata, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones the only first-team regulars missing.

Spanish goalkeeper de Gea missed Sunday's 3-0 win over Sunderland with a hip problem. United manager Jose Mourinho may opt to keep de Gea out of action come Thursday's quarter-final first leg match in Brussels and bring him back for this weekend's league fixture against leaders Chelsea instead.

That would mean Sergio Romero continuing between the posts against Anderlecht.


This is a converted blog, not a website, no video streaming or broadcasting is done from this server or location
copyright White Rat Tv 2007 - 2016
Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website,we does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable
in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.