Update: The team line-ups for the game have been announced. Manchester United and Galatasaray line-up like this;

Manchester United

  • 01 De Gea
  • 02 Rafael
  • 03 Evra
  • 06 Evans
  • 15 Vidic
  • 07 Valencia
  • 16 Carrick
  • 17 Nani
  • 22 Scholes
  • 26 Kagawa
  • 20 Van Persie

Substitutes

  • 13 Lindegaard
  • 05 Ferdinand
  • 08 Anderson
  • 23 Cleverley
  • 24 Fletcher
  • 14 Hernandez
  • 19 Welbeck

Galatasaray

  • 25 Muslera
  • 13 Dany Nounkeu
  • 22 Balta
  • 26 Kaya
  • 27 Eboue
  • 04 Altintop
  • 08 Inan
  • 10 Felipe Melo
  • 17 Yilmaz
  • 19 Bulut
  • 53 Amrabat

Substitutes

  • 86 Ufuk Ceylan
  • 03 Cris
  • 07 Yilmaz
  • 09 Elmander
  • 11 Riera
  • 50 Baytar
  • 52 Colak

Manchester United begin their Champions League campaign tonight by welcoming Turkish giants Galatasaray to Old Trafford. Kick-off is at 7.45pm and the match will be screened live on Sky Sports 4.

Here’s the team news ahead of the game…

Former Arsenal skipper Robin Van Persie is likely to make his Champions League debut for the Red Devils. The Dutch forward was limited to a place on the bench in United’s win over Wigan at the weekend.

New summer signing Shinji Kagawa is also likely to make his Champions League debut for United tonight.

Antonio Valencia and Patrice Evra are also likely to be recalled, the latter after recovering from a minor knock.

Line-ups from;

 

Man Utd (from): Lindegaard, De Gea, Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Keane, Evans, Evra, Buttner, Valencia, Anderson, Powell, Kagawa, Cleverley, Scholes, Fletcher, Carrick, Giggs, Nani, Van Persie, Welbeck, Hernandez.

 

source – teamtalk

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This article was first posted on September 19, 2012