Man United boosted as returning trio in contention to feature against Liverpool

Manchester United have received a triple fitness boost ahead of their Europa League second leg clash with Liverpool, reports.

Bastian Schweinsteiger, Matteo Darmian, and Antonio Valencia could all feature against their rivals as the club look to overturn a two goal deficit from their away leg at Anfield.

Schweinsteiger and Darmian are both in contention to start after previously featuring from the bench as the pair look to build back their match fitness.

Valencia could also make his first team return after playing 45 minutes for the Under-21 squad last week following a lengthy layoff.

Manager Louis van Gaal has now been boosted given that he previously had up to 14 players out with a knock, but is still unable to call upon Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw, and Ashley Young.

With the result of the first-leg sitting at 2-0, the Red Devils will need to be at the top of their game or else they will miss out on the opportunity to play Champions League football next season by winning the competition.