Jose Mourinho has delivered some Man United team news ahead of Thursday’s Europa League home game against FC Zorya Luhansk.
Having been used pretty much non-stop in the Premier League this season, one might have thought that Mourinho would give Zlatan Ibrahimovic the night off.
However, Mourinho confirmed on Wednesday that the 34-year-old would start against Luhansk, while revealing that fellow attacker Anthony Martial was also available.
Jose on @AnthonyMartial: “He has recovered and is ready for tomorrow.”
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 28, 2016
Ibrahimovic, 34, was given a holiday this week as he took a brief trip to Milan.
Mourinho has perhaps opted to play Ibrahimovic because United’s defeat to Feyenoord in round one has made this match something of a must-win event.
Zlatan has been one of United’s star men so far this season, scoring five goals in seven starts following his free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain.
While United were losing to Feyenoord last month, Zorya were holding Fenerbahce to a 1-1 draw.
United play Fenerbahce back to back in matchweeks three and four.
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