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Man Utd get massive boost as FIVE players expected back for Milan match

Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek - Manchester United
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The injury problems are vanishing for the Red Devils ahead of a crucial week that includes a last-16 European tie and FA Cup quarter-finals.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting to welcome back up to five players ahead of Manchester United’s Europa League Round of 16 second-leg match against AC Milan.

Paul Pogba has been out injured since the start of February with a thigh problem, missing his side’s last nine games, but is now close to making his return.

Donny van de Beek, Edinson Cavani, and Anthony Martial were also absent from United’s 1-0 win over West Ham due to injuries.

David de Gea, meanwhile, traveled to his native Spain on paternity leave earlier this month and has missed the last four matches.

All those five players are now likely to make the trip to Italy for the all-important game on Thursday night.

“Injury-wise I hope we have four or five players back for that game,” said Solskjaer after his side’s win at Old Trafford on Sunday, via ESPN.

“It’s very likely that Edinson and Anthony are fit, Donny hopefully as well. Paul even might make the trip and David is back from isolation.

“That’s more numbers. Today we had two goalkeepers on the bench so we need them back.”

Amad Diallo opened his goalscoring account for the club as Man United were held to a 1-1 draw against Milan in the first leg at home last week.