Manchester United leave out Rooney and Mkhitaryan for Feyenoord trip

The fixture in the Netherlands is their opening Europa League group clash

Wayne Rooney, Manchester United

Wayne Rooney. Picture by: Mike Egerton / EMPICS Sport

Wayne Rooney has not been included in the Manchester United squad for the Europa League group stage tie against Feyenoord.

Jose Mourinho has also chosen to leave out summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan of his 20-man selection for Thursday's fixture.

Also absent from the panel of players is Antonio Valencia and Jesse Lingard.

Man United squad to face Feyenoord: De Gea, Romero, Johnstone; Darmian, Bailly, Blind, Fosu-Mensah, Rojo, Smalling; Carrick, Fellaini, Herrera, Mata, Memphis, Pogba, Schneiderlin, Young; Ibrahimovic, Martial, Rashford.

Aside from Feyenoord, Man United are also grouped with Fenerbahce and Zorya Luhansk in their Europa League group.