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Man Utd team news: Pogba named on the bench at Sevilla as McTominay starts

22:35 GMT+4 21/02/2018
Paul Pogba Manchester United
The France international is reportedly unsettled at the Red Devils and only earns a place on the bench after recovering from a mysterious illness

Paul Pogba has been named on the substitutes' bench for Manchester United's Champions League last-16 clash with Sevilla, with Scott McTominay starting in his place.

The France international sat out United's win over Huddersfield Town in the FA Cup with a mystery illness, with manager Jose Mourinho seemingly unconcerned over his absence

And while he has apparently made a full recovery from the complaint, he will be left on the bench come kick-off at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

McTominay, 21, continues in the first team after making a positive impression in United's 2-0 victory at the weekend.

Romelu Lukaku, meanwhile, leads the line alongside Alexis Sanchez, with the front trio completed by Juan Mata rather than Anthony Martial.

Pogba is reportedly unsettled at Old Trafford after being shifted to a more defensive role following the arrival of Alexis, and has been far from his best in recent weeks, with Mourinho leaving him on the bench for the recent league win over Huddersfield. 

That dip in form has in turn led to reports he has fallen out with Mourinho, and could leave the club for a second time this summer. 

Real Madrid are one of the clubs who have been linked with a bid for the midfielder, who moved to United in a then-world record £89.3 million move from Juventus in 2016.

Sevilla: Rico, Navas, Lenglet, Mercado, Escudero, N'Zonzi, Vazquez, Sarabia, Banega, Correa, Muriel.

Substitutes: Soria, Carico, Ben Yedder, Pizarro, Nolito, Roque Mesa, Sandro.

Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Young; Matic, Herrera, McTominay; Alexis, Lukaku, Mata. 

Substitutes: Romero, Bailly, Darmian, Pogba, Lingard, Martial, Rashford.