Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer put the players through their paces on Monday ahead of the club’s Champions League showdown with PSG. The Red Devils have flown to Paris ahead of the match at the Parc des Princes. But they trained at Carrington before jetting off.
Manchester United tackle PSG in the Champions League aiming to cause a giant upset.
Few are giving Solskjaer’s side a chance of victory, with the Ligue 1 titans making the final back in August.
But United will fancy their chances having beaten PSG 3-1 back in March 2019, on a night where Romelu Lukaku bagged a brace and Marcus Rashford found the net late on with a dramatic penalty.
As things stand, the squad are in Paris.
But they trained as normal at Carrington on Monday. Express Sport will now take a look at what we noticed from the session.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer barked out orders
Solskjaer could be forgiven for feeling the heat going into the match.
While the recent 4-1 win over Newcastle lifted some pressure off his shoulders, talk of Mauricio Pochettino potentially replacing the Norwegian continues to gather momentum.
However, the 47-year-old appeared in good spirits.
Solskjaer was seen barking out orders while standing in a relaxed posture against small goalposts.
And he’ll be hoping for a second win on the trot to help United head in the right direction.
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Team News: Solskjaer confirms Fernandes as captain
Speaking ahead of the match, Solskjaer revealed Fernandes would skipper the side with Maguire sidelined through injury.
“We have many captains on the pitch,” he told United’s official website. “Harry’s our captain and it could easily be many other players that I say is captain material. Tomorrow I’ve decided that Bruno’s going to wear the armband.”
Fernandes himself said: “I was not expecting this, I have found out the same time as you!
“For me it’s an honour, I will be captain for my teammates and to be captain of Manchester United is an important achievement for me.
“But I think everyone is the captain. Everyone needs to help and be a leader in their own way, leadership is different in every player. Tomorrow will not be about me but the team.
“Leading is every day in the training ground, every game and everyone is doing their job to lead the team in the way they think is best.”
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