Ajax v Man United preview

Team news ahead of Thursday night's Europa League last-32 first-leg tie between Ajax and Manchester United at the Amsterdam Arena (6pm).

Last Updated: 15/02/12 at 18:56

Ferdinand: Will lead United in Amsterdam

Ferdinand: Will lead United in Amsterdam

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Rio Ferdinand will skipper United against the Dutch giants.

Ferdinand takes over the captain's armband as Patrice Evra is rested.

Ryan Giggs (ankle) also misses out, as does Dimitar Berbatov, who was injured in training on Tuesday. Nani (foot) and Phil Jones (ankle) return after missing the last four matches.

Man United (from): De Gea, Amos, Fryers, Rafael, Fabio, Jones, Evans, Ferdinand, Smalling, Young, Pogba, Cleverley, Scholes, Park, Valencia, Nani, Carrick, Rooney, Welbeck, Hernandez.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Europa League Fixtures

Thursday, 18 September 2014
18:00
A Limassol v FC Zurich  
Besiktas v Asteras Tripoli  
M'gladbach v Villarreal  
Club Brugge v Torino  
Din Zagreb v FC Astra Ploiesti  
Dnipro v Inter  
FC Cop'hagen v HJK Helsinki  
Karabakh-Azersu v St Etienne  
PSV v Estoril  
Panathinaikos v D Moscow  

Footer 365

Transfer news: Tottenham strike deal for Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli

Tottenham have agreed a fee with Montpellier for defensive midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, according to the French club.

Transfer news: Chelsea confirm agreement with AC Milan for two-year Fernando Torres loan

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres will have a medical at AC Milan on Saturday ahead of an agreed two-year loan deal.

Europa League: Roberto Martinez happy Everton start and finish at home

Roberto Martinez is happy with the way the fixtures have worked out for Everton in their tough Europa League draw.

Mail Box

Surely A Spurs Fan Should Remember...

...what happened to the fourth Champions League place the last time an English team won the thing. Plus, who would want to pay £60 to watch the current England team?

Ginger Pirlo? Don't Make Me Laugh...

A Sunderland fan in the mailbox is surprised by Jack Colback's call up to the England squad. Plus, thoughts on Welbeck and Liverpool's Champions League draw...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property