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Eric Bailly and Dean Henderson could return to the Manchester United side for Thursday night's clash with Real Sociedad, after being included in the travelling squad for the game. Youngsters Amad and Shola Shoretire may also get their first-team debuts after being named in the group to travel to Italy.United flew to Turin yesterday, where the first leg of the Europa League last 32 is being played this evening due to Covid-19 travel restrictions in Spain. The second leg is being played at Old Trafford on February 25th.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is sure to make changes as United juggle league and European commitments, with Brandon Williams, Axel Tuanzebe and new young signing Amad among those in the squad and who could start.Donny van de Beek and Edinson Cavani have not travelled, after picking up muscle injuries, while Scott McTominay and Anthony Martial are part of the squad but are doubtful for the game.Recap today's United news below.KEY EVENTSUnited's squad for Sociedad tonight07:2514:18Signing offThat’s all for today’s live United daily news blog.Our match blog for this evening’s game against Real Sociedad is now live here.13:58FELIX KEITHHow will United line up tonight?Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has plenty of decisions to make for Manchester United’s Europa League clash against Real Sociedad this evening.Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek have been ruled out, Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay are doubts, while Amad and Shola Shoretire are included in the squad.Daniel James could make a rare start, with Dean Henderson, Alex Telles and Eric Bailly all likely to come into the starting line-up. Here’s our predicted line-up for the 5.55pm kick-off in Turin.Predicted United XI: Henderson; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Telles; Fred, Matic; James, Fernandes, Rashford; Greenwood.Read more here.Bailly and Telles could return to the United side(Image: 2021 Manchester United FC)13:31FELIX KEITH'United interested in Coman'Bayern Munich fear Kingsley Coman could join Manchester United this summer, according to reports.Coman’s current deal with Bayern expires in 2023 and the German champions are keen to tie him down to a new contract.However, German outlet Bild report that Bayern are concerned the French winger could have his head turned by United.The report says United would be willing to pay the 24-year-old in the region of £260,000 per week to lure him to the Premier League.12:55FELIX KEITHFerdinand urges Lingard to leave UnitedRio Ferdinand has urged Jesse Lingard to leave Manchester United on a permanent transfer in the summer.Lingard is currently on loan with West Ham and is contracted to United until the summer of 2022, but his future is unclear.Former United defender Ferdinand believes the midfielder would be best served by cutting ties with the club, telling BT Sport:“What’s his ambition here, beyond this season, what is he (Lingard) looking to do?“If West Ham don’t put a bid in to buy him at the end of this loan I think this loan has to be seen as a failure.“That’s got to be his aim, to get a bid from West Ham and other clubs to take him out of Man United. Because I don’t see him going back to Man United and really affecting that squad now. I think they’ve moved past him with the players they’ve recruited, he doesn’t feature, hasn’t done for so long.”Rio Ferdinand has been speaking about Jesse Lingard's Manchester United future. (Image: Getty Images)12:29FELIX KEITHReal Sociedad's threats outlinedManchester United face a tough test in Turin this evening against Real Sociedad.Sociedad are currently fifth in La Liga, but the statistics paint a different picture. Imanol Alguacil’s side have conceded the fourth-fewest number of goals in La Liga, have allowed the fewest number of shots on their goal, and only division leaders Atlético Madrid have a lower xG-against.The main dangerman is Mikel Oyarzabal, who ranks first in terms of shots attempted per 90, second for Expected Assists (xA), first for actual assists and top for goals scored with a total of 12.Read more about this evening’s opponents here.