Club Brugge - Europa League - 27 February 2020

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A clean sheet on Thursday night against Club Brugge would send Manchester United into the last 16 of the Europa League.

There's no doubt that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would fancy some silverware at the end of the season, but he must be confident in his rotated side eliminating Club Brugge from the Europa League on Thursday.

There were plenty of indications about how many millions Manchester United may spend this summer in the club's latest quarterly call to investors.

That has raised the prospect that fifth place in the Premier League might be enough to secure Champions League qualification, though City are expected to appeal against the ban.

The Portuguese worldwide arrived in a big-money deal from Sporting Lisbon last month and has made a positive start to his career in the Premier League, opening his account for the club with a well-taken penalty and providing an assist during the 3-0 win over Watford last weekend.

As well as Fernandes, another United player singled out for praise was forward Anthony Martial, who has scored in each of the past three matches.

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Luke Shaw says he is desperate to play in a final for Manchester United having missed out on the last four the Red Devils have appeared in.

Bruno Fernandes has had a good start to his football career at Old Trafford and has already made three appearances across all competitions including two starts in the Premier League.

"His [Fernandes] imagination and his overview picture, is a couple of seconds ahead of many players". "He has got his critics and I am one of his biggest, probably". He can change his mind in a split-second.

Meanwhile, Eric Bailly and Scott McTominay get a chance to show they are back to full fitness after being included in the XI.

"In a cup competition you never know. you cannot predict, you can't rely on, 'we'll win this".

"I think we need to take one game at a time, both [qualifying through the league and winning the Europa League] are possibles".

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