United last night announced the 25-men squad that will represent them in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League. Owen Hargreaves has been left out of the list as the 19 year old midfielder Oliver Norwood makes it to the ‘B’ list. Norwood is joined by Rafael, Fabio, Oliver Gill, Joshua King and William Keane in the B list, which includes players born on or after 1 January 1989 who have given at least two years' continued service to the club after their 15th birthday.
Antonio Valencia is expected to be fit to face Marseille in the second leg of the knockout round.
United are set to face French team Marseille on February 23, away from home followed by the match at Old Trafford on March 15.
Here is the list of players:
Goalkeepers: Van der Sar(1), Kuszczak (29), Lindegaard (34)
Defenders: Evra (3), Ferdinand(5), Brown W (6), Smalling (12), Vidic (15), Fabio(20), Rafael(21), O'Shea (22), Evans J (23), Gill(45)
Midfielders: Anderson (8), Giggs (11), Park (13), Carrick (16), Nani (17), Scholes (18), Fletcher (24), Valencia (25), Gibson (28), Norwood(47)