Man Utd vs Villarreal LIVE: Europa League final team news and updates from Gdansk

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is aiming to win his first trophy as Manchester United manager as the Red Devila take on Villarreal, but Unai Emery has...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is aiming to win his first trophy as Manchester United manager as the Red Devila take on Villarreal, but Unai Emery has a fourth Europa League triumph in his sights


Manchester United's hopes of silverware hang in the balance as they face off with Villarreal in the Europa League final.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desparate to lead his side to their first trophy since 2017 as they clash with the Spanish club in Gdansk, Poland.

Forward Anthony Martial was unable to make the 26-man squad for the final due to a knee injury, while defender Harry Maguire was only fit enough to make the bench after sustaining an ankle injury earlier this month.

The United captain did not take part in an open training session on Tuesday but Solskjaer declared: "Apart from that, we're looking quite good."

Standing in the Red Devils' way are Unai Emery's Villarreal, with the former Sevilla and Arsenal manager looking for his fourth Europa League triumph.

Stay tuned to Mirror Football for live coverage of the final, including all the latest build-up, team news and minute-by-minute updates.

Man Utd XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; McTominay, Pogba; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Cavani.

Villarreal XI: Rulli; Foyth, Albiol, Pau Torres, Pedraza; Parejo, Capoue, Trigueros; Gerard Moreno, Bacca, Pino.

Red Devils limber up

There are under 10 minutes until kick-off and anticipation is rising.

Here are Solskjaer's stars warming up moments ago; can they write themselves into the United history books?

(Image: Getty Images)
(Image: Getty Images)

Maguire "barely moved" during warm-up

Here's an update on Harry Maguire from our man on the ground, David McDonnell.

Solskjaer: Fred injury prompted Pogba decision

The Red Devils boss has also clarified why Paul Pogba is starting in central midfield by highlighting Fred's recent injury, adding:

Maguire to be used only in "emergency"

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided an update on Harry Maguire's fitness ahead of kick-off.

The centre-back suffered an ankle injury earlier this month and starts on the bench tonight. Solskjaer said:

Villarreal fans in fine voice

The Villarreal faithful have also been making their presence felt ahead of the match.

The Spanish club have never won a major honour and this is their first European final.

(Image: PA)

Fans flock to Gdansk

Manchester United supporters descdended on the Polish port city ahead of kick-off, with a total of 10,000 supporters allowed to attend the 43,000-seater Stadion Miejski.

(Image: REUTERS)
(Image: REUTERS)

Pogba: winning Premier League is next step

Paul Pogba set his sights on winning the Premier League with Manchester United as he spoke to BT Sport before the Europa League final, saying:

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