The Manchester United line-up for the 2021 Europa League final has been announced.
Starting XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; McTominay, Pogba; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Cavani.
Substitutes: Grant, Henderson, Maguire, Telles, Tuanzebe, Williams, Amad, Fred, James, Mata, Matic, van de Beek
The big selection decisions are De Gea starts in goal, Bailly partners Lindelof at the back, and Pogba partners McTominay in midfield, allowing both Greenwood and Rashford to start in attack.
Villarreal’s starting XI is… Rulli, Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Pedraza, Parejo, Capoue, Trigueros, Moreno, Bacca, Pino
Kick-off is at 8pm and the game is being screened live on BT Sport’s YouTube channel.
You can see how the line-up compares with our predicted XI right here.
United reached the semi-finals with a 8-4 aggegate victory over Roma.
Club captain Harry Maguire misses out with an ankle injury sustained a fortnight ago, although he is named on the bench.
Shola Shoretire, Anthony Elanga, and Nathan Bishop are the three players missing out on the squad.
Anthony Martial did not make the trip after failing to recover from a knee injury.
Manchester United’s 2021 Europa League campaign so far
- vs Real Sociedad
1st leg: 4-0 win: Fernandes (2), Rashford, James
2nd leg: 0-0
- vs AC Milan
1st leg: 1-1: Amad
2nd leg: 1-0 win: Pogba
- vs Granada
1st leg: 2-0 win: Rashford, Fernandes
2nd leg: 2-0 win: Cavani, OG
- vs Roma
1st leg: 6-2 win: Fernandes (2), Cavani (2), Pogba, Greenwood
2nd leg: 2-3 loss: Cavani (2)
- vs Villarreal
Final: 1-1: Cavani – United lose 11-10 on penalties
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