Exclusive: Manchester United fly out to Istanbul to face Galatasaray
Manchester United flew out from Manchester airport on Monday afternoon via Turkish Airlines to Istanbul ahead of their Champions League fixture with Galatasaray.
Sir Alex Ferguson has decided to send out a young 21-man squad leaving senior players back at Carrington Training Complex, as the reds have already qualified top of the ground for the next stage of the Champions League this is a great opportunity for some of Manchester United’s youngsters and reserves to get involved with club travels and experience the hostile atmosphere that they are expected to receive over in Instanbul.
The traveling squad is as follows:
Sam Johnstone, Anders Lindegaard
Rafael, Alexander Buttner, Phil Jones, Tom Thorpe, Marnick Vermijl, Scott Wootton
Michael Carrick, Davide Petrucci, Larnell Cole, Tom Cleverley, Darren Fletcher, Anderson, Nick Powell, Ashley Young, Ryan Tunnicliffe
Javier Hernandez, Joshua King, Danny Welbeck, Federico Macheda
Below is some exclusive pictures from the Manchester United arrivals today at Manchester airport courtesy of photographer Craig Norwood.