Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made just one change to the lineup that started against Southampton last time out for the Leicester City clash.
Manchester United have made just a solitary change to the team that was held to a 1-1 draw against Southampton prior to the international break, for their Saturday’s encounter against Leicester City.
The said change comes in the middle of the park where French superstar Paul Pogba misses out with an ankle injury. Replacing him in the side against the Foxes is Serbian international Nemanja Matic, who will be starting his first game of the 2019-20 season. He partners academy graduate Scott McTominay in the midfield double pivot for Manchester United.
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Summer signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka seems to have shrugged off the back injury that had forced him to withdraw from the England squad. The youngster starts at right-back, with club captain Ashley Young holding on to his spot at left-back in the absence of Luke Shaw. Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire continue their partnership at the heart of the defence.
No changes have been made in the attacking third either, with Andreas Pereira being retained despite of some dour displays. Juan Mata starts as the No. 10 for Manchester United with in-form winger Daniel James occupying the left flank. Marcus Rashford spearheads the attack for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side against Leicester.
As many as four academy products have been named among the substitutes with Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes, Axel Tuanzebe and Mason Greenwood on the bench, along with forgotten man Fred.
Manchester United Starting XI: de Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Young; McTominay, Matic; Pereira, Mata, James; Rashford