[Teams] Man Utd vs Chelsea: Confirmed line-ups from Old Trafford
Man Utd take on Chelsea at Old Trafford this afternoon in a game that could determine their top four hopes. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Manchester United take on Chelsea at Old Trafford this afternoon in a game that could determine their top four hopes.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has recalled Eric Bailly as he starts alongside Victor Lindelof, Ashley Young and Luke Shaw in the back four. Ander Herrera is passed fit to return in midfield alongside Paul Pogba while Nemanja Matic is also back in the United starting eleven against his former side.
Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku are also recalled as they join Marcus Rashford in the United attack with the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Anthony Martial named on the bench. Jesse Lingard isn’t named in the match-day squad.
Maurizio Sarri has been boosted by the return of Antonio Rudiger after he made a swift recovery from a knee injury so start alongside David Luiz at the back while Marcos Alonso is also passed fit to start at left-back.
N’Golo Kante recovers from a rib injury to start in the Chelsea midfield alongside Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic while Willian gets the nod ahead of Pedro in attack.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
de Gea, Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw, Ander Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Lukaku, Rashford
Subs: Sanchez, Martial, Andreas Pereira, Rojo, Romero, Darmian, McTominay
Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Willian, Higuain, Hazard
Subs: Barkley, Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Caballero, Giroud, Zappacosta, Christensen