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De Gea, Pogba, Shaw miss Man United training ahead of crucial games vs. Partizan, Norwich

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MANCHESTER, England -- Paul Pogba and David De Gea were among the notable absentees in training for Manchester United ahead the Europa League clash with Partizan Belgrade but Jesse Lingard is back.

Lingard sat out the draw with Liverpool on Sunday because of a hamstring injury but is in line to feature against Partizan on Thursday after being declared fit enough to return to training.

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De Gea played against Liverpool despite suffering a groin injury on international duty with Spain but has been unable to train since.

Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, Axel Tuanzebe and Nemanja Matic were also absent from training on Wednesday while youngster Ethan Laird has been added to the group.

Pogba had a further scan on a foot problem on Monday but is yet to resume training after missing the last three games.

Shaw has not featured since August because of a hamstring problem while Tuanzebe suffered a hip strain during the warm up ahead of the game with Liverpool.

The squad are set to fly to Belgrade on Wednesday afternoon ahead of their Group L clash with Partizan.

United and Partizan, who who were beaten 1-0 by Mladost Lucani on Saturday, sit top after picking up four points from their first two games.