Bastian Schweinsteiger sends message to Manchester United fans on Twitter ahead of Brugges tie

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger has indicated Manchester United are taking their contest with Brugges very seriously.

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has sent fans a message on Twitter ahead of their crucial Champions League qualifying match on Tuesday night.

The Red Devils host Belgian side Club Brugge at Old Trafford in the first leg of the contest, hoping to build up a healthy lead to take into the away leg.

As Schweinsteiger acknowledges, the tie is more than just the one game and is about laying solid foundations ahead of the return match, where they can go for an away goal.

They will be determined to keep a clean sheet, and should be confident of doing so, having produced shut outs in their opening two Premier League games of the season.

United have beaten both Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa 1-0, with new signing Sergio Romero looking assured in goal.

Schweinsteiger has been a substitute in both games but it would not be surprising at all to see his experience utilised, and picked from the start in what is not just a must win game, but a match United would like to win by a substantial margin.

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