FIFA has condemned a racially-charged tweet by Russian champions Spartak Moscow which again spotlighted concerns.
He will be the first African to compete in the race
Manchester United were one of four clubs to secure qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League in the final round of group games on Tuesday.
Spartak Moscow's doctor has banned players from having sex ahead of their clash with Liverpool in the Champions League. The Reds need at least a point against the Russian outfit to secure their progression to the last 16, but Spartak have a secret weapon in the shape of Victoria Gameeva.