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‘De Jong finally coming to Manchester United’ - Fans and Oshoala react to Barcelona in Europa League draw

7:44 PM GMT 07/11/2022
Marcus Rashford : Barcelona - Manchester United : UCL 2019
The Nigeria striker will have to choose between supporting her current employers and the Red Devils, who are her favourite team

The Europa League knockout round draw that has pitted Manchester United against Barcelona and has left Asisat Oshoala in a difficult place.

While the Nigeria striker plays for Barcelona Femeni, she will be torn between supporting the men’s team and the Red Devils who she is a fan of.

“I don’t even know how to feel,” Oshoala said via an online post, in reaction to the draw.

We also take a look at the best fan reactions on United taking on Barcelona.

  • Frenkie de Jong Barcelona 2022-23

    De Jong finally coming to United

    As a Manchester United fan, I really wanted the draw to be like this for Manchester. If we beat them, then Frenkie de Jong is coming with us to Old Trafford. It’s been long since we played against them. #GGMU -Msilibi Aly

    Someone said the Barcelona vs Manchester United game is the ‘De Jong Derby.’ - Dedayo LordGab

  • Xavi Barcelona 2022-23

    Good draw

    Very good draw, it will determine if we're in to win the Europa League or we chicken out. If you have to be champion, you have to beat the best. Hard way is always the best. -Francis Agbo

    It's good it has come sooner than later. These are the required obstacles to overcome as the rising up continues. Up, up Man United! -Jonathan Ndawa

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United 2022-23

    Flawed draw

    Honestly, I don't like this pattern. How can a club manage to qualify by coming second in the group only to meet a very strong team coming down from the Champions League? It's not fair at all if you ask me. -Alvan Njoku

  • Erik ten Hag

    Man United have no chance

    By the time these games will be starting, Barcelona will have their full squad and in their backline. Manchester United will die. -Stany Zambia

    The only thing that is keeping Manchester United in the Europa League is time. -Governor Langat Juniour

    Waoooh! Please! Even as much as I wish United should help knock Barcelona out so that we can focus on La Liga, United will still get knocked out in the next round. - Yaqub Omo Olatunbosun

  • David Silva Real Sociedad Manchester United 2022-23

    Europa outshining UCL

    So, the most viewed game will be in Europa League not in Champions League? Next season, all big teams will prefer Europa than UCL due to the quality of teams and matches presented by Europa. -Jo Nathan

    A lot will follow the Europa league this time around. It is going to be very competitive and interesting. - Dynamo Dutt

  • Jacob Ramsey Aston Villa Manchester United 2022-23

    Barca will follow Villa’s lead

    Barcelona will dismantle this small team called Manchester United the way Aston villa did yesterday [Sunday]. -Odago Oliver
  • Marcus Rashford Manchester United 2022-23

    Man United’s to lose

    That's the easiest draw for Manchester United. That Barcelona team can't beat United on this one.

    -Samuel Hanson

    Easy home and away win for Manchester United. Manchester United through to the next stage. -Wirngo Belamine

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Robert Lewandowski Europa League

    Nothing exciting

    Nothing exciting, just two former great clubs currently under achieving. Just names in there. - Malome Montisetsi

    Barca always flopped against big teams this season. I'm not expecting much from them this time. -Noah Adams Sani

  • Rivaldo Roy Keane Barcelona Man Utd Champions League 1988-99

    How the mighty have fallen!

    United and Barcelona used to be the best teams back in the day, playing in the finals of the UEFA Champions League. Now struggling to even qualify to play in the Uefa Europa League. Time changes indeed...hmmmm. - Emmanuel Ackossey

  • William Saliba Arsenal 2022-23

    It’s going to the Emirates

    I called it, United vs Barcelona. Arsenal players going to rest for two weeks watching United get knocked out of the Europa League. The title is going to the Emirates this season. -Neil Jacobs