How Rejuvenated Manchester United Could Line Up Against English Premier League Leaders Chelsea

How Rejuvenated Manchester United Could Line Up Against English Premier League Leaders Chelsea

  • Chelsea vs Manchester United is already gathering momentum as in it is billed to be explosive from start to finish
  • The Red Devils will be playing their first PL match after Ole Gunnar Solsakjaer’s sack at the Stamford Bridge
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho who were on the score sheet in their win over Villarreal are expected to lead the attack for the Red Devils

In what many refer to as a ‘Super Sunday’, Chelsea host Manchester United in a mouthwatering Premier League fixture on November 28, Sports Mole reports.

The Blues will hope to complement on their form and extend their lead on the Premier League standings and will seek to defeat the Red devils at the Old Trafford.

Michael Carrick will have not have Harry Maguire in possession following his sending off in their 4-1 defeat to Watford last weekend.

Chelsea vs Manchester United
Chelsea vs Manchester United expected to be explosive. Photo: Matthew Peters
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Varane is still out injured and it is expected that Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly start the match at the back, in front of goalkeeper David de Gea, MEN reports.

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Also, Alex Telles could also have another chance to play from the left-hand side with Luke Shaw still doubtful due to concussion, while there is virtually no chance of Diogo Dalot displacing Aaron Wan-Bissaka on the right.

However, Paul Pogba is still out due to a thigh injury while Fred is nursing a twisted ankle and may likely result in Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic partnering up the midfield.

Jadon Sando who scored in their 2-1 Champions League win over Villarreal is expected to start against the Blues as well as Mason Greenwood tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month.

With Edinson Cavani still struggling with tendon problems, Cristiano Ronaldo - who has never scored against Chelsea in the Premier League - will act as the focal point of the attack.

Man United possible starting lineup:

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Bailly, Telles; Matic, McTominay; Sancho, Fernandes, Rashford; Ronaldo.

Chillwell could be out of the season

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Meanwhile, Ben Chilwell's remarkable season could be coming to an end after he sustained a knee injury during Chelsea's 4-0 win over Juventus in the Champions League.

How Chilwell got himself injured The Blues fear that the Englishman has damaged his anterior cruciate ligament which would come as a huge blow to the west London club.

The 24-year-old was helped out of the pitch with 19 minutes left on the clock after jarring his leg when he went past Adrien Rabiot.

Glen Hoddle praises Chelsea's performance vs Juventus

Legit.ng earlier reported that Glen Hoddle has praised Chelsea's performance against Juventus in the Champions League after dispatching their group rivals by 4-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Despite leaving Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner on the bench against Juve, the English side did not have anything to worry in their attacking line.

The likes of Callum Hudson-Odoi, Kai Havertz and Mason Mount stepped their game in the absence of Lukaku and Werner in recent weeks.

Source: SportsBrief.com