Alex Telles and Donny van de Beek return while Luke Shaw has been rested as Manchester United prepare to take on West Ham in the FA Cup fifth round.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made six changes to the side that was held to a 3-3 draw in the Premier League this past weekend as Manchester United get set to play hosts to West Ham United at Old Trafford in the FA Cup fifth round. The first shuffle comes in goal, where Dean Henderson comes in for David de Gea.
In defence, a further changes sees Alex Telles replace Luke Shaw, who seems to have been given a breather. Telles joins Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof and captain Harry Maguire in the Manchester United backline, with Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe and Brandon Williams being backup defensive options.
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Up ahead in midfield, the double pivot comprises of Nemanja Matic and Fred, with Scott McTominay dropping to the bench, while Paul Pogba misses out due to an injury. Meanwhile, Donny van de Beek has been handed a rare start, coming in for Bruno Fernandes to reprise the no. 10 role.
In attack, the sixth and final change sees Anthony Martial leading the line for Manchester United against West Ham, with Edinson Cavani making way. Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood are the two wide men, with Cavani and Bruno Fernandes being options on the bench.
Manchester United Starting Lineup: Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, Fred, Matic, Greenwood, van de Beek, Rashford, Martial