Europa League title hopefuls Manchester United are due to face off against Belgian giants Club Brugge in a Europa League last 32 second leg clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

The first leg in Belgium ended 1-1 two weeks ago. United importantly avoided an away defeat and also scored a vital away goal.

The Red Devils will go into the second leg as firm favourites to progress to the last 16.

Emmanuel Dennis scored for Brugge during the first leg after capitalising from Sergio Romero’s error but United attacker Anthony Martial managed to rescue United from defeat.

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side will however be sure to be given a stern test by Brugge, who are currently atop the Belgian top-flight standings.

Scott McTominay and Axel Tuanzebe were both part of the Man United training squad ahead of the game, according to a report by Manchester Evening News.

Apart from long-term injury casualties, Marcus Rashford (back injury) and Paul Pogba (ankle injury), United have no serious concerns to worry about.

United have improved significantly since Bruno Fernandes joined them last month.

They are now looking like a team which can pose a serious threat to the big guns of world football again.

The Red Devils will be the firm favourites to progress from this tie and they will be expected to win at Old Trafford.

If Fernandes is once again on song as he was in the Premier League for United recently, it will be hard to see Brugge getting anything positive from the game.

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