Manchester United face Astana in the Europa League this afternoon – live on talkSPORT 2.

United are top of Group L and have already qualified for the round of 32, while Astana are out, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is giving youngsters a taste of first team action in Kazakhstan.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man United take on Astana this afternoon

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man United take on Astana this afternoon

Mason Greenwood, the 18-year-old forward, gave the Red Devils a 1-0 win over Astana at Old Trafford in September and leads the line for United.

Ethan Laird, Di’Shon Bernard and Dylan Levitt, meanwhile, are all handed their debuts.

The teenagers have been confirmed among the line-up in Kazakhstan where 36-year-old goalkeeper Lee Grant will make his first start for the club

Jesse Lingard captains the side while Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe are also in the XI.

Max Taylor is on the bench having been named in the senior squad for the first time since overcoming cancer.

Manchester United XI vs Astana: Grant, Laird, Bernard, Tuanzebe, Shaw, Garner, Levitt, Chong, Lingard (C), Gomes, Greenwood. Subs: Kovar, Mengi, Taylor, Galbraith, Puigmal, Mellor, Ramazani.

Man United youngster Mason Greenwood scored in the first fixture against Astana

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Man United youngster Mason Greenwood scored in the first fixture against Astana

talkSPORT 2 will have full coverage of the clash today and here’s how you can tune in.

Astana vs Manchester United: How to listen

The Group L clash will get under way at 3:50pm on Thursday, November 28.

Full coverage from the Astana Arena will be live on talkSPORT 2, with Alex Crook and Paul Parker bringing you the live build-up and commentary from 3pm.

To tune in, just click here for the live stream or click the radio player below.

You can also listen through the talkSPORT App, on DAB Digital Radio or on MW 1053 or 1089.

For more information about how to listen LIVE on talkSPORT 2 click here.

Astana vs Manchester United: What has been said?

On United’s inexperienced squad, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “It’s common sense.

“We have done great to qualify after four games, so it gives us an opportunity to give game time to the experienced lads who need it.

“They’ve not really had too many games and they’re coming back from injuries.

“It’s hard with the young kids to give them enough games against men, professional games.

“We’ve got the EFL Trophy and for me this is a great chance for me to see them all together.”

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