Varane and Cavani train ahead of United clash against Young Boys

Ralf Rangnick has been given a boost ahead of Manchester United’s final Champions League Group F game against Young Boys, as Edinson Cavani and Raphael Varane have both trained.

United’s World Cup winning centre back hasn’t featured since coming off injured in the Champions League clash against Atalanta in early November. He has missed the last six games.

Meanwhile Cavani has been struggling with a tendon issue that has also seen him miss the last six fixtures.

Having the experienced pair back at a time when games are coming thick and fast is a big boost for Rangnick and his side.

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It’s highly unlikely that either of the pair will be rushed back into action after only just returning to first team training, but with Norwich and Brentford to come in the next week, Rangnick will be delighted that he has the world class duo back in the first team fold.

With top spot assured in Group F, the 63-year-old German coach is likely to ring the changes for the visit of the Swiss side.

After Rangnick named an unchanged starting line-up from United’s 3-2 win against Arsenal, in his first match in interim charge of the club, in Sunday’s 1-0 win against Crystal Palace, he will no doubt be eager to rotate his squad.

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Alongside Cavani and Varane, Luke Shaw was also seen on the grass at Carrington on Tuesday morning, according to the club’s official website.

The England international hasn’t featured since suffering a head injury in the 4-1 loss to Watford, which proved to be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s last game in charge of the club.

Alex Telles has started the last four games in Shaw’s absence. Jesse Lingard who also missed the clash against the Eagles on Sunday, also trained and he will be hoping to get his second start of the season.

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