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Premier League match preview, predicted teams, plus more


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Jose Mourinho will be desperate for a win but a resurgent Toffees will have other ideas – and you can listen to live commentary of the game on talkSPORT from 4pm

Manchester United will be looking to put their Champions League defeat to Juventus behind them when they take on Everton in the Premier League at Old Trafford – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT from 4pm.

However, Jose Mourinho’s men actually start the game a point behind their opponents – who have won their last three league outings.

United, who are currently tenth in the league, have been very inconsistent this season

United, who are currently tenth in the league, have been very inconsistent this season

The contest could also see former Toffee Romelu Lukaku line-up for United, however, he has failed to score in his last eight outings for the Red Devils.

Dimitar Berbatov backs Romelu Lukaku to end his goal drought

What the managers are saying

Jose Mourinho (Manchester United): “So, in this moment, we are not in the best situation to try to think about resting players or trying to find solutions. The solution now is to play with the players we have (fit).”

Marco Silva (Everton): “What we have to do is to be ourselves, to respect the opponent because they have enough quality to cause problems for us.

“But you are there as well to create problems and to compete in the game. It is our goal as a team to go there and achieve a good result.”

Everton can make it four Premier League wins in a row with three points at Old Trafford

Everton can make it four Premier League wins in a row with three points at Old Trafford

Team news

Alexis Sanchez remains absent, although Jesse Lingard is available after a month-long absence.

Diogo Dalot, Marouane Fellaini, Phil Jones remain unavailable but Scott McTominay could make a return.

Everton manager Marco Silva has no new injury or suspension concerns ahead of the game so could name the same XI that beat Crystal Palace last weekend.

Sanchez missed the Juventus game on Tuesday night

Sanchez missed the Juventus game on Tuesday night

Predicted line-ups

Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Matic, Herrera, Pogba, Rashford, Martial, Lukaku

Everton: Pickford, Coleman, Zouma, Keane, Digne, Gueye, Gomes, Walcott, Sigurdsson, Richarlison, Bernard





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