Manchester United will probably be hoping for an immediate and emphatic response to their opening day disappointment after they journey to face Luton City this week.
United acquired their Premier League marketing campaign underway on Saturday however have been dealt an sudden defeat, as a spirited Crystal Palace deservedly picked up a 3-1 victory.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect haven’t got lengthy to dwell on the frustration as they’re straight again in motion on Tuesday, although this time they’re arising in opposition to the Championship’s Luton within the Carabao Cup.
Various gamers are nonetheless unavailable for Solskjaer however the Norwegian has promised to make loads of modifications to his beginning line up for the match.
“We’ll make some modifications,” he instructed United’s official web site. “After all we are going to. For some, it’s the pre-season and, for some, they’ve solely been right here for every week now, for various causes. A few of them want game-time, they do and we are able to see we’re missing in sharpness. We simply have to benefit from the coaching classes and video games we’ve got.”
Offering there are no late alternations to the plan, a kind of modifications is definite to return in objective, as M.E.N. Sport understands that Dean Henderson is to make his first look for the membership at Kenilworth Highway, with David de Gea to make approach.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah was a shock inclusion within the beginning XI in opposition to Palace however he’ll doubtless make approach for normal first selection Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Elsewhere in defence, Victor Lindelof performed a component in all three of the Eagles’ targets at Previous Trafford and he could also be dropped in favour of Eric Bailly, who has a lot to show after spending a lot of final season on the sidelines.
Attributable to an absence of choices due to accidents, Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw are more likely to hold their locations, although teenager Teden Mengi could also be pushing to make his first begin for the membership.
Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes will doubtless be rested for the match, with Fred and Donny van de Beek taking their locations. The Dutchman was one of many few shiny sparks on Saturday and will probably be wanting to construct upon his debut objective. Scott McTominay could stay within the aspect.
Mason Greenwood got here on instead at Previous Trafford however could begin for some a lot wanted minutes in opposition to Luton, with Odion Ighalo additionally coming into the fold to hitch Marcus Rashford in assault.
Predicted Manchester United beginning XI: Hendersonl; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Van de Beek, Rashford; Ighalo.