Ole Gunnar Solskjaer undoubtedly enjoyed a charmed life as Manchester United interim manager, but Barcelona’s visit to Old Trafford on Wednesday is expected to show him the scale of the task he faces as the new full-time boss.
“We want these games against the biggest clubs and the biggest teams. We had the final against them in 2009 and 2011 (both of which Barca won) and the semi-final in 2008 when Scholesy (Paul Scholes) scored,”
On the part of the fans, the 46-year-old Norwegian will probably be forgiven if United fall short against a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona, as the team storm United on Wednesday with fully fit squad with Osmane Dembele fit and back in the team.
Meanwhile, Juventus have assuredly announced the fitness and availability of Cristiano Ronaldo for Wednesday’s match against Ajax.
As it stands, the table is set for the Uefa champions league 2018/2019 quarter finals first leg to get underway.