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Another Manchester derby a fight between two Manchester clubs a fight for supremacy and a fight for who ends up being the champion of the EPL.
Ole Gunnar solskjaer has been the dominant manager between the two beating Pep Guardiola in numerous occasions they met.
Manchester City are currently 14 points above Manchester United in the league table although with same matches played between the two teams (24 matches this season), it is unfair to rule out Manchester United as a competent competitor for the league title since the league is far from over.
Unlikely Manchester united players to start against Manchester City
In a game as intense as this you wouldn’t expect ole Gunnar solskjaer to start Alex telles over Luke Shaw given that the English defender has so much improved and has been consistent throughout this season. So we don’t expect to see Alex Telles start in this game.
Axel tuanzebe is one Defender you would hardly expect to start a game like this as Harry Maguire, Victor lindelof and Eric bailly are fully fit to start.
Donny van beek is sure to not start the game as both Fred and Bruno Fernandes are fully fit to start, also Scott mc tomminay is preferred over nemanja matic to start the game so we wouldn’t expect to see matic start.
Amad Daillo and Daniel James are sure not to start the game against Manchester city as ole Gunnar Solskjaer would prefer to go for experience rather than talent in a game as intense as this.
Manchester United squad list against Manchester City
Ole gunner solskjaer would be eager to bring to an end pep Guardiola recent winning run as he assembles his squad list for the game.
With Victor lindelof returning fit to the squad from a recent back Injury he got he might probably start the game. Harry Maguire, Eric Bailey, Luke shaw, Aaron Wan Bissaka, Alex Telles, Axel Tuanzebe are available Defenders to face man City.
Scott mc tomminay, Bruno Fernandes, Matic, Fred are available Midfielders for this encounter.
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Edison cavani, Mason Greenwood, Daniel James, Amad Daillo are the available attacker’s for this match.
David De Gea and Dean Henderson are the goalies spotted to be on the squad list.
Likely Manchester United Line-up
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would want to contain Manchester city Midfielders well and limit them for holding on to the ball to long and creating chances so he would opt to go with Scott mc tomminay and Fred to help restrict Manchester city from creating chances.
Also he would go with Bruno Fernandes as the attacking Central Midfielder in a three man Midfield.
Cavani, James, Rashford should be the expected attack line as he would want to stretch the game wide and force Manchester city into creating those spaces for his team to exploit in their Defense line.
A four man Defense comprising of Aaron Wan Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Lindelof and Luke shaw would be compact enough to restrict man City from getting anywhere close to the goal.
Of course Dean Henderson would start.
Manchester United Injuries
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be without; Paul Pogba (thigh Injury), Juan Mata (unspecified Injury), David de Gea (personal), Phil Jones (knee)
Doubtful Players; Donny van de Beek (muscle), Anthony Martial (knock)