Man United vs PSG: Red Devils could miss 6 players for Champions League cracker

Man United vs PSG: Red Devils could miss 6 players for Champions League cracker

- Man Utd vs PSG is expected to be a blockbuster Champions league fixture

- David de Gea and Alex telles are doubtful for the encounter due to injuries

- Pogba and Martial are the other players facing a race against time to be fit for the UCL tie

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Man United could be without up to six key players when they take on Paris Saint-Germain for their crunch Champions League tie slated for Wednesday night, December 2.

Man United vs PSG: Red Devils could miss 6 players for Champions League cracker
Man United vs PSG is expected to be a tough duel between two giants. Photo by Jean Catuffe.
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David de Gea headline a list of the players doubtful for the tie after the keeper picked an injury during United's thrilling 3-2 comeback win over Southampton on Sunday, November 29.

The Spaniard had to be withdrawn at halftime of the encounter, with Dean Henderson taking his place in what was the youngster's EPL debut for the Red Devils.

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The weekend clash also saw the Manchester side lose Alex Telles late on, with the left-back who arrived in the summer limping off with a yet to be established injury.

Anthony Martial is the other player facing a race against time to be fit for the PSG meeting.

It was gathered that Martial was part of the squad that travelled to the South Coast but failed to make the starting line up due to illness.

Luke Shaw also remains a major doubt, with the Englishman understood to be battling a hamstring problem.

Midfield duo of Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay are only expected to return to training this week after they missed the two most recent fixtures including the Istanbul Basaksehir encounter.

A point against the French giants at Old Trafford will be enough to grant United a place in the knockout round of the Champions League.

The Ole Gunnar Solskjaer-tutored side currently top Group H with nine points, having won three and lost one.

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PSG are placed second with six, with Istanbul Basaksehir rocked in bottom with just three points.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that minnows Shakhtar Donetsk have completed a double on Real Madrid after stunning the Spanish giants 2-0 in their reverse Champions League tie played in Kiev on Tuesday evening, December 1.

The hosts proved too stubborn to break as they frustrated the 13-time Champions League winners at Stadion NSK Olimpiskiy.

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