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Man United win appeal against Wan-Bissaka’s Champions League ban

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will be available for Manchester United’s Champions League clash against Atalanta next week. — Pool via Reuters/Alex Pantling

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MANCHESTER, Oct 16 ― Right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka will be available for Manchester United’s Champions League clash against Atalanta next week after the club won an appeal against his two-match ban yesterday.

Wan-Bissaka was shown a straight red card in the defeat against Young Boys in September, with Uefa initially handing him a one-game ban. The punishment was later doubled after his action was deemed as “rough play”.

United said that Uefa had amended the original ban to just one game, meaning Wan-Bissaka is free to face Atalanta on October 20 after having missed the second group game against Villarreal.

United are third in Group F with three points from two games. ― Reuters

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