Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed the news in a press conference in Paris ahead of the big game.
“I was not expecting this,” says Fernandes.
“It’s an honour. I will be captain for my team-mates, and being captain of Manchester United is important for me, says Fernandes.”
The Reds return to the Champions League for the first time since the 2018/19 season.
They’ll be missing several players ahead of the big match.
For PSG Marco Verratti, Mauro Icardi, Leandro Paredes, Thilo Kehrer and Juan Bernat are out.
Kickoff is at 8 pm from the Parc des Princes. (JSL)