Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof return to the starting lineup as Manchester United prepare to take on Arsenal at the Emirates.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made five changes to the side that started in the 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United in the Premier League earlier this week, as Manchester United get set to lock horns with Arsenal at the Emirates. There are no shuffles in goal, where David de Gea retains his spot ahead of Dean Henderson.
The first couple of changes come in the backline. Victor Lindelof replaces Axel Tuanzebe, and will pair up with captain Harry Maguire at the heart of the Manchester United defence. The other change comes in the form of Luke Shaw, with Alex Telles making way, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka starting on the right flank again.
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Ole makes 5️⃣ changes to today’s #MUFC starting XI 👇
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Up ahead in midfield, Fred and Scott McTominay start in the double pivot, with Paul Pogba moving into the attacking unit, as expected. Nemanja Matic and Mason Greenwood drop down to the bench to make space for Fred and McTominay.
Pogba, as iterated earlier, will be stationed on one of the two flanks, with Marcus Rashford being the other wide men. Bruno Fernandes reprises the no. 10 role again, with Edinson Cavani coming in for Anthony Martial to lead the line for Manchester United against Arsenal.
Manchester United Starting Lineup: de Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford, Cavani