Champions League returns – Man Utd host PSG

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Champions League returns – Man Utd host PSG
David de Gea

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When the draw was made for the knockout stage this looked like a very, very tough night for Manchester United indeed.

In mid-December, Jose Mourinho’s side were 11 points off a top-four place and had just been thumped at Anfield, with Mourinho 24 hours away from the sack.

PSG were 14 points clear in France…

Paris St-Germain

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Fast forward a couple of months and Manchester United have won 10 out of 11 games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, have snuck into fourth and look like a proper, exciting team again.

PSG are still walking away with Ligue 1 – they are 10 points clear now – but they have lost both Neymar and Edinson Cavani to injury and have had the toughest few weeks of their season.

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