Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has retained just two players who started against Astana for their Premier League clash against West Ham United.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made nine changes to the team that started in the UEFA Europa League clash against Astana on Thursday for their league encounter against West Ham United.

As expected, there are wholesale changes at the back, with David de Gea returning in goal after sitting out the midweek clash. Aaron Wan-Bissaka starts at right-back, while Ashley Young replaces Marcos Rojo on the opposite side. Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire partner up at the centre, with Axel Tuanzebe dropping to the bench while Phil Jones is absent from the squad completely.

Nemanja Matic is one of the two players retained by the manager. The Serb partners academy product Scott McTominay in the midfield double pivot for Manchester United. Brazilian international Fred, who impressed against Astana, drops to the bench.

The big news is Daniel James is fit to start after missing the midweek game with an injury issue. The summer recruit takes his place on the left flank, while Andreas Pereira returns to the side on the right wing, with Mason Greenwood missing out due to tonsilitis.

Juan Mata starts in his preferred No. 10 role in place of Angel Gomes, who drops to the bench. Marcus Rashford continues to lead the line for the Red Devils. Jesse Lingard and Tahith Chong provide options in attack from the bench.

Manchester United Starting XI:ย de Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Young; McTominay, Matic; Pereira, Mata, James; Rashford

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