The Reds were runners-up to Villarreal the last time we were involved in this competition and we will hopefully go one further under Erik ten Hag this time around.
With the World Cup starting in Qatar in November, this is the first of six group games to be played in the space of eight weeks, so here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fixture…
HOW TO WATCH
There’s nothing like the magic of European nights at Old Trafford, so book your seats to see our new signings in action. Tickets for United v Real Sociedad are available to Official Members now at tickets.manutd.com.
If you can’t make it to the Theatre of Dreams, the game kicks off at 20:00 BST and will be shown live on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
You can watch exclusive build-up and post-match reaction live on MUTV, which you can now access on ManUtd.com and in the United App. Pre-match coverage will start at 18:55 BST on Thursday and will be followed by live radio commentary during the 90 minutes.
Two-minute highlights of the game will be available from midnight, with more in-depth versions to follow.