Squad News: Man United’s 22-man confirmed squad vs Real Madrid including Pereira & Matic

Manchester United take on Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday evening. A game that pits the winners of the Champions League against the winners of the Europa League, and Jose Mourinho has named a strong 22-man squad for the clash.

The early squad news, as per usual, comes from the Manchester Evening News, with the first-team regulars like David de Gea, Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera all included.

There is also places in the team for all three of our new signings; Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic, although yesterday, Mourinho hinted that Matic may not be fully fit to play.

It’s nice to see the self-proclaimed Special One stick with the youngsters that served him so well whilst on pre-season tour, with the likes of Axel Tuanzebe, Joel Pereira, Scott McTominay and Andreas Pereira all involved in Macedonia.

Early squad news via the Manchester Evening News:

David de Gea, Joel Pereira, Sergio Romero, Antonio Valencia, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Matteo Darmian, Axel Tuanzebe, Victor Lindelof, Michael Carrick, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Scott McTominay, Jesse Lingard, Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, Nemanja Matic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Andreas Pereira, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku.

The squad has real strength in depth in all areas, and the Red Devils have to be feeling confident for this match. It’ll be a real test for the lads, but a victory, and a trophy win, would be the perfect start to the season.

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