Ole Gunnar Solskjaer mentioned he had no selection however to begin Axel Tuanzebe and Alex Telles in Manchester United’s conflict with Paris Saint-Germain.
United start their European marketing campaign on Tuesday evening once they face the French champions in Champions League Group H.
Tuanzebe begins his first sport of the calendar yr following accidents to each Harry Maguire and Eric Bailly, with summer time signing Telles beginning on the left flank as United revert to a again three with wing-backs.
Talking forward of the match Solskjaer reiterated he had little selection however to begin the defensive pair as a consequence of damage points on the again however is assured they will rise to the problem in opposition to final season’s runners-up.
“It is nice to be again within the Champions League and be taking part in these video games in opposition to the very best groups in Europe,” Solskjaer advised BT Sport. “They’ve among the greatest gamers on the earth, that is what we labored for final season and what our gamers dreamed about.
“Each sport you play is an opportunity to point out what you’re about. This can be a take a look at of character.
“We’ve got put a staff collectively that we really feel is the very best we are able to begin with tonight. It is a sport of 90 minutes after all. We’ve got to have a look at the opponent and see what their strengths are. We have had a couple of accidents so Axel is again in for the primary time in a protracted, very long time and Alex makes his debut and what a stage to do it on.
“You may’t have a second the place you blink in opposition to this staff. They’ve tempo, ability and are fast on the transition.”