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Manchester United back in training ahead of Champions League clash against PSG

Manchester United back in training after Fulham victory as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad return to Carrington before Tuesday night’s Champions League last-16 clash against PSG

  • Manchester United have returned to training on Sunday after beating Fulham
  • They now turn their attention to their Champions League clash against PSG
  • Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic and David de Gea were among those seen arriving
  • United climbed into the top four thanks to a routine 3-0 win at Craven Cottage 

Manchester United have returned to training on Sunday morning as they turn their attention to their Champions League clash against Paris Saint-Germain.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were given very little time to recover from their convincing win over Fulham on Saturday as they pulled into the club’s training complex 24 hours later.

The Red Devils resume their European campaign on Tuesday night as they welcome the French giants to Old Trafford in the first leg of their last-16 tie. 

Manchester United have returned to training on Sunday morning as they prepare to play PSG

Nemanja Matic was among the stars pictured arriving at the club's Carrington training ground

Nemanja Matic was among the stars pictured arriving at the club’s Carrington training ground

Anthony Martial looked downcast despite scoring in the routine win at Fulham on Saturday

Anthony Martial looked downcast despite scoring in the routine win at Fulham on Saturday

Diogo Dalot waved to the cameras as he pulled into the training ground on Sunday morning

Diogo Dalot waved to the cameras as he pulled into the training ground on Sunday morning

United dazzled on the pitch and coasted to a comfortable 3-0 victory at Craven Cottage, courtesy of a brace from Paul Pogba and sublime solo strike from Anthony Martial. 

It maintained their incredible run under caretaker boss Solskjaer with the Norwegian presiding over ten wins in his eleven games in charge.

Asked if the victory was ideal preparation for facing PSG, Solskjaer said: ‘Yes, I would have to say so because it’s a tough place to come.

‘We gave them the first 10 minutes, maybe played into their hands. They had some counter-attacks, they put the ball into the box a few times but then after we scored the first goal we played a fantastic last 80 minutes.’

Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Anthony Martial and Diogo Dalot were among the players pictured arriving at Carrington.

There is very little time for the players to recover with just over 48 hours until they line-up against PSG.

David de Gea shielded himself as he pulled into the training ground in his Aston Martin

David de Gea shielded himself as he pulled into the training ground in his Aston Martin

Victor Lindelof was rested against Fulham and will be hoping to earn a recall on Tuesday night

Victor Lindelof was rested against Fulham and will be hoping to earn a recall on Tuesday night

Chris Smalling played in the heart of the defence and performed well alongside Phil Jones

Chris Smalling played in the heart of the defence and performed well alongside Phil Jones

Matteo Darmian looked happy as he got a lift from wife Francesca Cormanni into training 

Matteo Darmian looked happy as he got a lift from wife Francesca Cormanni into training 

United have been handed a huge boost ahead of their crunch European tie with PSG, with talisman Edinson Cavani set to sit out through injury.

The reigning French champions are already without the world’s most expensive player Neymar, who is battling for fitness after a re-occurrence of a foot injury which plagued him last season.

Cavani may now increase the woes of PSG, after recently picking up a thigh injury during a recent Ligue 1 clash with Bordeaux.

The Uruguayan scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot in PSG’s victory, but limped off in pain during the latter stages.

‘We don’t have good news for Edi. My feeling is that it will be very difficult for him to play,’ said manager Thomas Tuchel after the tie.

‘The club will wait a little longer, but in my opinion the news will not be good. Hope is very, very small.’  

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