Manchester United include Jadon Sancho in Champions League squad
Posted by  badge Boss on Sep 05, 2023 - 09:48PM
Manchester United have named their 25-man squad for this season’s Champions League group stage (Picture: Getty)

have included in their 25-man squad for this season’s group stages.

’s side return to the competition after a one-season absence following their third place finish in the Premier League last term.

Sancho is likely to face disciplinary action after he claimed he has been made a ‘scapegoat’ by Erik ten Hag after he had been axed from the squad which faced Arsenal last weekend.

The Dutchman was asked in his post-match press conference to explain the 23-year-old’s absence and revealed the former England international had been omitted on account of his poor application in training.

He said: ‘On his performance on training we didn’t select him. You have to reach the level every day at Manchester United. You can make choices in the front line, so in this game he wasn’t selected.’

Man Utd | Champions League Squad

A List:Sofyan Amrabat, Altay Bayindir (GK), Casemiro, Diogo Dalot, Antony,
Christian Eriksen, Bruno Fernandes, Rasmus Hojlund, Victor Lindelof, Tyrell Malacia, Anthony Martial, Lisandro Martinez, Andre Onana (GK), Facundo Pellistri, Sergio Reguilon, Raphael Varane

Club trained: Jonny Evans, Tom Heaton (GK), Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford , Luke Shaw

Association trained: Harry Maguire, Mason Mount, Jadon Sancho, Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Despite his social media outburst, is in contention to be called upon in the upcoming games against Bayern Munich, Galatasaray and Copenhagen.

The ‘B List, meanwhile, does not have to be submitted until the game against the German champions and will include Alejandro Garnacho, along with a clutch of players who, like the young Argentine, have come through the club’s academy.

Asked last week whether he felt his squad was equipped to challenge the European elite, Ten Hag said: ‘I think yeah. But therefore, we need the depth to go into the four competitions.

‘But also, most of our players are internationals for their nations, so they will go all over the world, so we have to cover that.

‘We have to be prepared for that situation, [so] that we can always put a competitive team on the pitch.’

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