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Man Utd squad vs Barcelona revealed as Alexis Sanchez and Nemanja Matic return

Alexis Sanchez has returned to Manchester United's squad to face Barcelona having recovered from injury.

The Chilean has not featured since injury to the home win against Southampton in the league on March 2 but arrived at Manchester Airport. with the rest of the squad on Monday morning as they prepared to fly to Spain.

United face Ernesto Valverde's side on Tuesday night at the Nou Camp in the Champions League quarter final second leg and will need to stage another impressive comeback after Luke Shaw's own goal on Wednesday night gave the Catalan giants the edge in the tie.

Nemanja Matic also traveled with the squad so could be available again for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having missed United's last three games.

Ashley Young missed the win against West Ham at the weekend through suspension but is available for Tuesday night's clash and was spotted with his teammates on Monday morning.

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Luke Shaw has traveled with the squad but he cannot play the yellow card he picked up in the first leg on Wednesday he is suspended for the second leg.

Another player who has missed the trip is midfielder Other Herrera who has only played two out of United's last nine games in all competitions.

"Nemanja will travel with us definitely," Solskjaer said. "Other won't, he is out for a little while."

Click or swipe below to Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was also part of United's party arriving at the airport but Solskjaer insisted he would not use that infamous night in Barcelona in 1999 in his team talk.

" No I w on it was against Bayern Munich, it was a final, it was different. ”Solskjaer replied when asked whether he will speak to his players about the 1999 comeback.

“ We will use the PSG (match), we will use Juventus away, we have beaten some good teams away from home this year, and played against some great players. We had (Barcelona) flustered at times here as well. Yes, they controlled the game towards the end, they had the possession but they never really bothered us in our own half. ”

United traveling squad vs Barcelona

Goalkeepers: De Gea, Romero, Grant

Defenders: Dalot, Darmian, Young, Jones, Lindelof, Rojo, Smalling, Shaw *

Midfielders: McTominay, Matic, Fred, Pereira, Pogba, Lingard, Mata,

Attackers: Martial, Sanchez, Lukaku, Rashford

* Luke Shaw is suspended so cannot play

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