ManUtd.com's Gemma Thompson will be with the squad throughout their stay in Germany and you can interact with her on our message board.
Tuesday 26 April (all times are local, Germany is 1 hour ahead of BST)
19:58 Thanks to everyone who's followed my blog over the last two days. I'm signing off now and handing over to Adam for live text commentary in Match Tracker from 20:40 here, 19:40 UK time. You can also login to MUTV Online - at manutd.com/video - for live radio commentary courtesy of MUTV. I've got fingers and everything else crossed here for a positive result... come on United!
19:40 Just got to my seat in the press box (you can see the view above). Bizarrely I bumped into the whole Schalke team on my way up on the escalator - they were going in the opposite direction to the dressing room! The earlier rumour (19:55) was right - Rooney and Hernandez up front and it's a strong team.
18:55 I've arrived at the stadium safe and sound. Rumours in the press room are that Chicharito and Rooney will start together up front. Sounds like the boss wants to go for it! We should have the confirmed team news very soon, around one hour before kick-off. Kick-off time here is 20:45, that's 19:45 as usual back in England.
17:35 Right guys, I'm just getting all my stuff together for the match as we're leaving for the stadium shortly. All being well with internet connections, I'll be back in touch when I get there. Talk soon.
17:03 Just having a pre-match bar of chocolate - always helps to calm my nerves which have started