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Smiling Ed Woodward arrives with Man Utd squad to The Lowry ahead of Europa League clash vs Club Brugge

ED WOODWARD was all smiles as Manchester United's squad rocked up to the Lowry Hotel this morning.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are getting prepared for tonight's Europa League showdown against Club Brugge.

It is all to play for at Old Trafford as the first leg ended 1-1 after Anthony Martial's equaliser cancelled out Emmanuel Bonaventure's opener.

But Manchester United's executive vice-chairman looked confident after he confirmed Solskjaer will still be in charge next season.

Woodward said: "We are pushing for a strong finish in the Premier League, the Europa League and the FA Cup as we enter the final third of the season.

"We have continued to make progress on our squad rebuild, with many changes in terms that we have brought in and players that have come through our academy.

"The foundation for delivering the long-term success that we are all working towards is in place as we implement our plan and out footballing vision with Ole."

United are unbeaten in their last 12 home Europa League games since the defeat to Athletic Bilbao in 2012.

But the Red Devils will be without Paul Pogba as the Frenchman continues his recovery from a long-term ankle injury.

Nemanja Matic, Juan Mata, David De Gea, Andreas Pereira and Daniel James were among the stars spotted outside the Lowry Hotel.

Bruno Fernandes started on the bench in the first leg, but could be thrown into the starting line-up for tonight's match.

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