Manchester United will be looking for a positive result as they prepare to face Granada in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie.
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Diego Martinez’s side have seen off the likes of Napoli and PSV in their run to the last eight of the competition and bet365 price them at to claim a first leg success.
The visitors, meanwhile, have won both of their away games in the competition – triumphing 4-0 at Real Sociedad and 1-0 in Milan in the previous rounds.
United can be backed at with the draw at .
Speaking to MUTV before kick off, Solskjaer said: “We’ve had a rest over the international break a few players and we felt this is a team to get us a good result to bring back to Manchester.
“[De Gea] wants to play every game but especially here in Spain. I’m sure he wants to prove he’s a top goalkeeper, which we know.
“Like Marcus is, he says he’s okay. He’s a little bit sore but he’s not worried about his injury. And there’s no doubt in my mind that I need to play him.”
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The Premier League side will be without Anthony Martial, who is facing an extended spell on the sidelines, whilst Marcus Rashford is a doubt after being withdrawn during the weekend win over Brighton and Eric Bailly is out with coronavirus.
Granada could welcome back Colombian striker Luis Suarez to the matchday squad, although he is not likely to start after missing two months of action, but Luis Milla, Dimitri Foulqiuer and Carlos Neva remain out for the side from Andalusia.
Manchester United began the season in the Champions League and looked set for progression into the knockout stages until a late capitulation saw them finish third in their group and end up in the Europa League. The Red Devils saw off Spanish outfit Real Sociedad in the Round of 32 with relative comfort.
The absence of just about every full-back means Jesus Vallejo could start as the right-back, even though captain Victor Dias is available. On the left flank, Adrian Marin could come in for Quini, with German Sanchez and Domingos Duarte pairing up at the heart of the Granada defence, which will provide cover to Rui Silva in goal.
Up ahead in midfield, Maxime Gonalons will have the onus on him to keep things tight in the middle of the park. The French midfielder will likely have Yan Eteki for company in the double pivot, with the duo primarily aiming to stifle Manchester United during their build-up play.