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UCL: Ighalo Makes Man United Squad For PSG Clash , Maguire, Cavani Dropped

UCL: Ighalo Makes Man United Squad For  PSG Clash , Maguire, Cavani Dropped

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo was included in Manchester United squad that will take on Paris Saint-Germain in Tuesday’s Champions League matchday one tie in France.

United announced the 21-man squad that will be in France for the Group H opener with last season’s finalists.

However, new signing Edison Cavani and skipper Harry Maguire have not travelled with the side.

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Cavani, 33, only started training with his new teammates on Sunday after quarantining for two weeks following his deadline day signing. 

The Uruguayan has not played a competitive match since PSG beat Borussia Dortmund on March 11.

Maguire was deemed a doubt for the Saturday night trip to Newcastle but started and scored United’s equaliser in their 4-1 win. 

Maguire and Cavani were absent when the United squad arrived at Manchester Airport on Monday afternoon.

Mason Greenwood was also missing from the flight after he sat out the Newcastle win with an unspecified injury. 

United have also included new arrival Facundo Pellistri in their squad to face the French champions.

Other teams grouped with United and PSG are Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir and semi-finalists from last season RB Leipzig.

Manchester United squad for Champions League clash with PSG:

David de Gea

Dean Henderson

Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Timothy Fosu-Mensah

Axel Tuanzebe

Victor Lindelof

Luke Shaw

Alex Telles

Brandon Williams

Paul Pogba

Scott McTominay

Bruno Fernandes


Nemanja Matic

Donny van de Beek

Facundo Pellistri

Daniel James

Juan Mata

Marcus Rashford

Anthony Martial

Odion Ighalo

By James Agberebi

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