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Nov 24, 2019 at 4.30pm UK at ​Bramall Lane
Attendance: 32,024
Sheff UtdSheffield United
3-3
Man UtdManchester United
Fleck (19'), Mousset (52'), McBurnie (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Williams (72'), Greenwood (77'), Rashford (79')

How Manchester United could line up against Sheffield United

Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up for Sunday's Premier League clash with Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Manchester United will be looking for back-to-back Premier League wins when they visit Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday.

The Red Devils earned a 3-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion last time out as their positive form in other competitions begins to translate into their league showings.

However, they face a tough test against the Blades, who have defied expectations to go fifth in the league table, producing some impressive showings in the process.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how the Red Devils could line up for Sunday's showdown.


Possible MNU XI vs. SHU

Out: Eric Bailly (knee), Scott McTominay (ankle), Marcos Rojo (muscle), Paul Pogba (ankle), Timothy Fosu-Mensah (knee)
Doubtful: Axel Tuanzebe (groin), Nemanja Matic (unknown), Luke Shaw (thigh), Diogo Dalot (groin)

> Click here for Manchester United's full injury and suspension list ahead of this match

Despite the raft of injuries United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has to deal with, it is not likely that the Norwegian will be forced into many changes from the win over Brighton before the international break.

David de Gea will continue in goal, with the first-choice partnership of Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof ahead of him. The injury to Rojo leaves only Phil Jones as cover for the starting pair, making it unlikely that Solskjaer would field all three of his fit senior central defenders at once to match the Blades' formation.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka should start at right-back, while the impressive showings from Brandon Williams could see him keep his starting berth ahead of Ashley Young on the opposite flank.

The only major change will come in midfield, with McTominay joining Pogba on the sidelines with an injury and Matic not yet match-fit. Assuming Solskjaer does not rush the Serbian back, youngster James Garner could be handed a rare opportunity in the Premier League alongside Fred in a double-pivot.

Ahead of them, Andreas Pereira will expect to keep his spot ahead of Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard after his goal against the Seagulls, while Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Daniel James is clearly Solskjaer's preferred front three and should start together again.

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2Manchester CityMan City24163565273851
3Leicester CityLeicester24153652242848
4Chelsea2412484132940
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd249783629734
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs249783832634
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2481063532334
8Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd248972523233
9Southampton2494113142-1131
10Arsenal2461263234-230
11Crystal Palace247982228-630
12Everton2486102835-730
13Burnley2493122838-1030
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2486102436-1230
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2467112734-725
16Aston Villa2474133145-1425
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham2365122738-1123
18Bournemouth2465132337-1423
19Watford2458112136-1523
20Norwich CityNorwich2445152447-2317

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