Barcelona boss Valverde: Man United have something special late in games

Manchester United is incapable of emulating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo- Craig Burley

Manchester United is incapable of emulating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo- Craig Burley

Also included in the 22-player squad travelling to Barcelona are midfielder Nemanja Matic and full-back Matteo Darmian, but Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly miss out.

The return of Alexis Sanchez will most definitely be a boost for Man United but we do not expect the Chilean to start the game for two main reasons.

Camp Nou will host Tuesday's big game as United try to come from behind.

Marcus Rashford's last-gasp penalty sealed a memorable 3-1 victory at the Parc des Princes last month, although the United striker is wary of putting too much emphasis on that result.

Solskjaer also demanded more from his forwards, who failed to trouble Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen in the first leg.

"We respect what they have done, what they are and the history they have behind them". In the 93rd minute, if we get a set-piece, we are taller and bigger than them.

"People have said to me it has to be our year - that it's 20 years ago [since I scored the winner], that I used to play with No. 20, back at Camp Nou, but we have to deserve it".

"That's the 100 million dollar question in football, who can score the goals", the Norwegian said.

"Of course that memory from PSG will help the players, we know we can turn things round", he said. "We want to show that we're superior".

Former Liverpool star Gary Gillespie believes Manchester United are not the side everyone thinks they are under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and feels they can not beat Manchester City in the derby.

Of the 70 previous occasions a side has won a Champions League knockout tie first leg away from home, just four have been eliminated (6%).

It's explained Manchester United fans were constantly booing Coutinho when he was on the pitch and it has "convinced" him not to join them, if he decides to leave the Spanish champions in the summer.

By contrast, a hard-running style and years of grind for club and country seem to have burned Sanchez out having just turned 30 in December.

Similarly United's chance of winning the Champions League this season has reduced to around 1%.

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