Hello and welcome to Telegraph Sport’s dwell protection of Manchester United’s Europa League Group E go to to Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus.
Erik ten Hag is with out Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane for the go to to to the Med. Maguire continues to be recovering from the damage he picked up on England obligation at the beginning of final week and Varane is out after limping off within the first half of United’s collapse within the Manchester derby final Sunday.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Donny van de Beek remaining unavailable, while Phil Jones, Axel Tuanzebe and Brandon Williams are long-term absentees.
United are second of their group having overwhelmed Moldovan membership Sheriff however narrowly dropping to group leaders Actual Sociedad.
Omonia have misplaced each their video games, however their rising star Loizos Loizou believes head coach Neil Lennon will give his aspect the sting in opposition to United and has credited the previous Celtic boss with enhancing his sport.
The 19-year-old Cyprus worldwide mentioned: “He may help us win. In his profession as a coach he gained numerous trophies and titles. He is aware of the way to win these titles.”
“He is aware of the membership expects loads from me and he helped me to at all times be top-of-the-line. He has helped me to not be afraid of anybody.
“He places me beneath numerous stress, I can really feel the stress and I prefer it. He expects loads from me.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is prone to begin tonight having featured closely in each of United’s European fixtures. He is not began within the league for the reason that notorious 4-0 defeat at Brentford in the midst of August.
Loizou is the youngest ever participant and scorer for each membership and nation, having made his Omonia debut at 15. He’s relishing the chance to face Ronaldo this night.
He mentioned: “I am not nervous, I am not scared, I am very excited we’ll face Cristiano and United.
“Ronaldo is the very best participant on this planet. If we give him even one likelihood, he’ll damage us. This is the reason we’ve to attempt to cease him. He’s the very best killer in soccer.
“Even together with his troublesome time now, he is the very best. We now have to cease him. I watched all his video games at Actual Madrid. Now we will play in opposition to one another.”