Ebene News – AU – Why are Manchester United playing in Turin?

The Red Devils travel to Turin, rather than Spain, to meet the La Liga side in the last 32 games of the competition

The Red Devils travel to Turin, rather than Spain, to meet the La Liga side in the last 32 games of the competition

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken a 22-man squad to Italy, which includes 17-year-old Shola Shoretire, who recently signed a professional contract and was promoted to the first-team bubble

Local talent is joined by 18-year-old Amad Diallo, who benched the first team for the first time last week after completing his much-anticipated change from Atalanta in January

The Ivorian has teamed up with a deal initially worth € 21m (£ 18m), up to € 41m (£ 36m), and this week Mason Greenwood, 19, has signed a new deal until at least 2025

“We are giving them a chance to come to Man United and have a successful career,” Solskjaer said when asked to convince young talents that they can thrive at United “I think we as a club have proven over the years that this is something we take seriously and it is something that we are good at and we are a club that likes to give players a chance to develop and find their talent

“Our fans, our story has always been one of skillful players, attacking players you play with fearlessly and these are players that we have identified to carry this tradition. My role is to talk to them and show them a clear path

“I think we have shown over the years of course with former managers Sir Alex (Ferguson) was the best – we produced some of the best players in the world, bringing them here Wayne Rooney young, Cristiano Ronaldo young

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“Of course we developed (Ryan) Giggs, (David) Beckham and this band ourselves. We still have Marcus Rashford, Mason is coming

“All these experiences of course help me as a manager when I want to convince the players that this is the future for you And I like to give them a chance, of course”

The tie had to be switched to a neutral location after the Spanish government imposed restrictions on arrivals from countries affected by new variants of the coronavirus

According to a statement: “UEFA can confirm that the first leg of the 32nd first leg of the UEFA Europa League between Real Sociedad de Fútbol and Manchester United FC will now take place at Juventus Stadium in Turin

“The match date (18 February 2021) and kick-off time (18:55 CET) will remain the same

“UEFA would like to thank Real Sociedad de Fútbol and Manchester United FC for their close cooperation and helping to find a solution to the problem in question, as well as the Italian Football Federation and Juventus for their support and their acceptance to host the correspondence in question “

However, given the changing nature of government policy in the UK and Spain, which could change by then

Yes Liverpool have faced RB Leipzig in Budapest in the Champions League with Manchester City’s first leg with Borussia Monchengladbach also taking place in Hungary while Chelsea’s trip to Atletico Madrid next week has been moved from Spain in Bucharest in Romania

The two rounds of the Europa League match between Arsenal and Benfica have also been moved and will now take place in Rome and Athens respectively

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Ebene News – UA – Why are Manchester United playing in Turin?

Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/european/manchester-united-sociedad-turin-venue-europa-league-b1804042.html