Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

The Scot started Man United's last home game in the Champions League against Benfica and grew into his role as the game went on, displaying admirable control on the ball alongside an impetus to shift play forward.

"We are all professionals and we are focused on the game tomorrow".

'But we started the game really well, we scored two important goals and it's true that we lost a bit of a control of the game after.

"We haven't talked about the derby yet".

"Playing at home we always have confidence and our fans behind us". Mourinho is also yet to make a decision about Luke Shaw.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has insisted that midfielder Nemanja Matic does not feature in his plans for the Champions League fixture with CSKA Moscow.

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The Red Devils are making it known they are willing to accept a fee of £20m to now move the left-back on, having ultimately failed to win over his manager Jose Mourinho.

But he will get the chance to impress potential suitors tonight with a rare appearance.

"He is okay but he needs, now and again, specific work on the muscle that supports that knee that went through such a hard surgery", the boss told us. "He's working to have an opportunity and sooner or later that opportunity will arrive because he deserves that opportunity".

"He is selected for tomorrow for sure - to start or be on the bench I can not answer". When the hard work starts and fatigue comes, for that period of time he can not play for these days. To start or be on the bench. "He will be out again tomorrow but I believe back to normal work after CSKA". "I'm going to make a few but not too many changes".

CSKA's slim chance of reaching the next phase requires them to beat United as a first point of order, though Basel's result at Benfica and goal difference also have a part to play.

"We didn't qualify yet, we didn't finish first in the group yet, there are other clubs also involved in qualification and I need to keep a certain balance in the team".

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