Manchester United are back amongst Europe's elite and will be looking to start strong and send a message out to the rest of the teams in competition.
Manchester United's Europa League triumph last season was the first time in four years that an English side had lifted a European trophy, after Chelsea won the same competition in 2013, having conquered the Champions League the previous year.
"He has started the season like a steam train and United could easily have waved Zlatan goodbye". Leipzig didn't even exist then - the club created in 2009 - and are newcomers at this level.
Basel have often proved a tricky opponent for English teams. Subscribers of MUTV on Sky or Virgin Media, the club's MUTV app or online at mutv.com will be able to watch build-up from 17:45 BST on the Match Day show and listen to radio commentary of the game before watching it in full from midnight. "We can. But to say in this moment we are candidates for this, candidates for that... at this moment we are just candidates to win the match against Basel". So the objective was to win that to obviously go back into the Champions League.
The 22-year-old Lindelof has struggled to make an impression since arriving at Old Trafford from Benfica in the summer but Mourinho believes the young Swede will rise to the occasion this evening. Stand-in captain Antonio Valencia is expected to start at right-back.
"I think it's easier for him to play Champions League, it's more comparable to the Portuguese style of football, to the football in the Portuguese League". Live streaming is available on Fox Sports GO, which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the Fox Sports GO app.
"The difference is it's still big in the Europa League and you still play very good teams, but maybe not the biggest clubs".
■ DAVID DE GEA will play in goal for United in the Champions League. "It's not going to be easy".
Ander Herrera (front) made 51 appearances for Manchester United last season and helped them to victory in the Europa League.
"They're put together, PSG, to win this competition". They met in the 2015 final, with Barca winning 3-1. But no complaints. This is what we have, we have squads.
Pogba himself last played in the Champions League in March 2016 when Juventus were eliminated at the round of 16 stage by Bayern Munich. "They've lost Neymar and replaced him with a youngster in Ousmane Dembele - but they remain, along with Real, one of the two strongest teams in the world".
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