Manchester United have left Sergio Romero, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo out of their squad for the Champions League group stages.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has picked his 25-man A-list squad for clashes with Paris Saint-Germain, Red Bull Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir. There are spots for new signings Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles and Facundo Pellistri – who all joined United on Deadline Day – and earlier summer arrival Donny van de Beek. Homegrown youngsters such as Mason Greenwood, Teden Mengi and Brandon Williams can remain on the B-list, which can be added to up to 24 hours before any particular fixture. Romero was snubbed in favour of fellow goalkeepers Lee Grant, Dean Henderson and David de Gea. The 33-year-old has fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford since Henderson’s return and is reportedly disappointed after his hopes of joining Everton on Deadline Day were dashed. Romero’s wife took to Instagram to vent her frustration with United for failing to let him leave, and the Argentina international has now been linked with a move to Major League Soccer. Central defenders Jones and Rojo have struggled to force their way into the first-team picture and failed to get in ahead of the likes of Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Axel Tuanzebe.
Manchester United A-list squad
Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Dean Henderson, Lee Grant
Defenders: Eric Bailly, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Facundo Pellistri, Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek
Forwards: Edinson Cavani, Odion Ighalo, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford