Erik ten Hag and his misfiring side were beaten in dramatic circumstances on Wednesday night as FC Copenhagen gunned them down in a seven-goal thriller. Marcus Rashford saw red for United in that Champions League reverse, while United now face an uphill task to progress.
Behind the scenes, meanwhile, the proposed takeover saga continues to rumble on as United find themselves at a crossroads with the much-maligned Glazer family still in charge. Here are your latest evening headlines from United on Thursday, November 9.
Supporter group The 1958 have announced fresh plans for an anti-Glazer protest this weekend which is looking to remove their total involvement with the club.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe is set to buy a 25 percent stake in United, and although he does have long-term plans to take total control, he will initially be working with the Glazers rather than replacing them.
While that change in ownership is seen as a small step in the right direction, The 1958 have made it clear that they will only be happy once United&aposs current owners are no longer involved with the club in any way. The new protests have been pencilled in for prior to the Luton Town game.
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United manager Ten Hag is waiting to hear how serious Jonny Evans&apos injury is after the centre-back was forced off in the first half of United&aposs action-packed Champions League defeat against FC Copenhagen.
The 35-year-old Northern Ireland defender was making his fifth start in seven matches for United, but he had to be replaced after just 16 minutes at Parken Stadium with what looked like a muscle injury in his leg.