Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester United (Under-19s Champions League) 2nd October 2013
11:47am – Accoring to manutd.com, Ben Pearson has recovered from his ankle injury.
Under-19s manager Nicky Butt said “Ben’s okay, I’ve got a fully-fit squad but I think Louis is struggling a little bit with his shoulder.
“Other than that, I’ve got a full squad and I’m excited about today. It’s going to be a great game in a great stadium and, hopefully, we’ll get a good crowd.
“It’s a great trip and a great game to play in before going to watch the first team. It’s invaluable for the lads.
“You couldn’t buy the experience they are getting.”
Paul Scholes is now assistant to Nicky Butt for the under-19s on a game-by-game basis, he is out is Donetsk for this game.
12:01pm – The Manchester United under-19s team news for Shakhtar Donetsk away in the U19s Champions League have just been released and are below:
Grimshaw, Evans, Ioannou, Weir;
Pearson, Rothwell, A.Pereira, Goss;
Subs: Henderson, Fletcher, Rowley, McConnell, Barber, Harrop, Willock
The game kicks off at 1pm BST and is broadcast live on MUTV.