Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms seven starters for Manchester United’s clash against Astana

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to make 11 changes to his side to face Astana (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed there will be at least four full debuts in his starting line-up for tomorrow’s clash against Astana in the Europa League.

The Red Devils have already qualified for the last-32 and have taken an inexperienced squad to Kazakhstan for tomorrow’s match.

Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw and Jesse Lingard are the only first team regulars that travelled and the trio are all expected to start.

There will be a first team debut for Lee Grant almost 18 months after he joined the club, while Solskjaer has also confirmed starts for Ethan Laird, Di Shon Bernard and Dylan Levitt.

Lee Grant is set to make his full debut (Picture: Getty)

‘We have done great to qualify after four games gives us an opp to give game time to experienced lads who need it.,’ said Solskjaer.

‘Axel, Luke, Jesse not too many games. Great chance to give Lee(Grant) his first start for the club.

‘Hard to give young kids games against men we have the EFL trophy and for me this is a great chance to see them altogether.

‘It’s Lee, you’ll see Laird, Bernard and Levitt from the start so you’ll definitely get a few.’

United are set to battle the elements in Astana, where temperatures could drop to around -16 around kick-off.

The game kicks off at 15:50pm UK time and first team staff Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna have stayed in the north-west to prepare the rest of the squad for Sunday’s clash against Aston Villa.

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