Manchester United's Michael Carrick confirms he will retire at end of season

Six Liverpool players make the combined XI

Navas was one of the best performers for Sevilla in the first leg from the right-back spot, and Daniel Carrico is likely to be the makeshift right-back in his absence with Miguel Layun ineligible to feature. That's pretty much where I'm at.

"I read some quote from the worst manager in the history of the Premier League, Frank de Boer", Mourinho said.

"I'm a versatile player, can play in numerous positions and I have a good football brain, even if it is getting older".

Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella insists they go to Champions League opponents Manchester United convinced of victory. Beyond an FA Cup win at Yeovil Town and his home debut against Huddersfield Town in early February, Sanchez's contributions have been somewhat covert to this point. The 24-year-old Frenchman was missing in last weekend's defeat of Liverpool, with a brace from Marcus Rashford helping us take all three points over the Anfield outfit. The Spaniard, back in his homeland, made several key saves including a stunning one-handed stop to keep out Luis Muriel's close-range header on the stroke of half-time to ensure that it's all to play for in the second leg at Old Trafford.

He's only seen action a handful of times this season, but on the eve of United's hosting Sevilla with a UEFA Champions League quarterfinal berth at stake, Carrick still maintains that he'll play a role with the current team before season's end. Out of the title race, this is United's biggest game of the season so far and it's a must-win. We don't have many with that know-how. Mourinho revealed that he does not know the extent of Paul Pogba's injury which might see the French midfielder miss this game as well while Anthony Martial, who also missed the game against Liverpool, will undergo a late fitness test before the game.

"We have to be at our best level and be able to compete".

The last-16 tie is delicately balanced at 0-0 after Mourinho resorted to type by concentrating on obtaining a clean sheet at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan three weeks ago.

The Italian side's home advantage gives them a significant edge, but the fact Shakhtar already have a lead means Roma will need a superb display if they are to reach the last eight. There is a school of thought that Sanchez's teething problems have come in part due to him wanting to occupy the same space which Pogba favours, but that can not be claimed to be an issue if the midfielder is absent on Tuesday. We know it's going to be tough.

"It's good you can be around him to have a laugh and reassure him that it's going to come good and that, if he gets a chance, he will perform, which he's done", Lingard said.



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