There were also fears that he could face an extended suspension after sarcastically applauding referee Andre Marriner before leaving the pitch at the Emirates Stadium.
But Jose Mourinho said the 22-year-old has impressed with his attitude in training and deserves a chance. "But he's very happy to play tomorrow and to try to keep his momentum because since he was back from injury, he's been phenomenal". The ESPN FC crew identify the catalysts of Manchester United's free-flowing play in their 3-1 victory against Arsenal. My goalkeeper is always the best goalkeeper in the world. So now David is the third best.
Sergio Romero is set to start in goal ahead of David de Gea, whose heroics on Saturday contributed greatly to the win against Arsenal, while Joel Pereira will take a place on the bench as understudy.
Ibrahimovic recently returned from a long-term knee injury but Mourinho confirmed that the experienced Swedish striker will miss the game against the Russian side at Old Trafford.
"I'd have to think", the manager said.
"I am going to make a few, but not too many, changes".More news: Alabama opens as slight favorite over Clemson
"We didn't qualify yet, we didn't finish first in the group yet, there are other clubs also involved in qualification and I need to keep a certain balance in the team".
Mourinho has confirmed that Luke Shaw will get a rare call-up to the squad on Tuesday night but he refused to divulge whether the left-back will start or be named on the bench. "More importantly, the other guys deserve an opportunity to play". Selected for tomorrow, yes, for sure.
"He is selected for tomorrow for sure.to start or be on the bench, I can not answer".
De Gea was superb against Arsenal at the weekend, making 14 saves including a stunning double save from Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez.
CSKA's slim chance of reaching the next phase requires them to beat United as a first point of order, though Basel's result at Benfica and goal difference also have a part to play.
"Because he plays tomorrow".