The Premier League kicks off today with Manchester United hosting Leicester City at Old Trafford. The Red Devils finished 2nd last season and are looking to challenge Manchester City for the title this season. [hide] Manchester United lineup [/hide]
However, it’s going to be easy for them as their derby-rivals have strengthened their squad with Riyad Mahrez while United did not manage to address their biggest issue – right winger. They were linked with Willian, Perisic and Rebic but did not manage to land them. [hide] Manchester United lineup [/hide]
Mourinho only manages to make three signings this summer and one of them was the 3rd choice goalkeeper – Lee Grant. Fred and Diogo Dalot were the other two and only the Brazilian midfielder is expected to make it to the starting XI straight away. [hide] Manchester United lineup [/hide]
Manchester United Team News
Diogo Dalot, Ander Herrera, Ashley Young, Nemanja Matic and Antonio Valencia are out injured. While the 5 aforementioned names are out for sure, Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba are also expected to sit out or play as substitutes as they have just returned from their vacation. [hide] Manchester United lineup [/hide]
Manchester United [hide] Manchester United lineup [/hide]Predicted XI
David De Gea; Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw; Fred, Andreas Pereira, Jesse Lingard; Juan Mata, Alexis Sanchez, Marcus Rashford.
Here’s the formation they will go with: