Manchester United are heading to Turkey in preparation for Wednesday’s Champions League tie with Istanbul Basaksehir of Turkey
The first meeting between the two clubs will kick off at 17:55 GMT as Solskjaer’s side look to build on consecutive Group H victories against Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig. United are only two wins away from securing a Round 16 qualification.
United players boarded an Aeroflot flight this afternoon
Ole indicated that there was an outside chance Jesse Lingard could make the trip, but the midfielder was later not deemed ready after injury.
Alex Telles is still sidelined after testing positive for COVID-19, while fellow defenders Eric Bailly and Phil Jones are injured.
Facundo Pellistri has stayed in Manchester and we’ll have an exclusive update on his progress later today.
Olehas a full squad at his disposal and 12 substitutes can be named for the game at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium
That would mean one additional players sitting it out, probably third-choice keeper Lee Grant.
No additional names were added to the B list but Teden Mengi is in the group, after captaining Neil Ryan’s youngsters in the FA Youth Cup semi-final against Chelsea last Friday.
UNITED’S CONFIRMED TRAVELLING SQUAD
David De Gea, Dean Henderson, Lee Grant.
Tim Fosu-Mensah, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Teden Mengi, Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams.
Fred, Bruno Fernandes, Daniel James, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek,
Edinson Cavani, Mason Greenwood, Odion Ighalo, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.