Recall that before the start of the current season, the 32-year-old Central fell out of favor the new coach of the Red devils, Jose Mourinho.
It should be noted that German was not only included in the squad for the group stage of the Europa League, but for a long time was suspended from training with the first team of Manchester United. Their first training session under the guidance of Portuguese coach, the former captain of the German national team held only at the end of October 2016.
All, in this season, the former Bayern Munich midfielder has played for Manchester United in all competitions only 3 games (none in the Premier League), scored 1 goal and 1 assist.
However, according to the official site of UEFA, United announced their Schweinsteiger fights for the playoffs, LES.
In addition to German, the application of MJ also joined the 20-year-old Keeper Joel Pereira.
At the same time from the bid sheet of Manchester United was eliminated three players, who had earlier changed the club residence: midfielder Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin and goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
In the 1/16 finals of this season’s LE wards Jose Mourinho will battle with French Saint-Etienne. First-person game these teams will play on February 16 in Manchester, and the response — February 22 in France.