Erik ten Hag will hope to discover a treatment for Manchester United’s poor latest performances once they host Aston Villa on Boxing Day.
The Purple Devils suffered their thirteenth defeat of the season in all competitions on Saturday as they had been downed 2-0 by West Ham at London Stadium and Tuesday’s fixture with Villa will probably be no extra easy.
The Dutch supervisor has had accidents to deal with all marketing campaign lengthy however he should discover a option to make Man Utd threatening in assault once more, having failed to attain of their final 4 video games.
This is the beginning XI he may deploy at Previous Trafford.
GK: Andre Onana – Will quickly depart for AFCON and some sturdy performances ought to imply he reclaims his place in purpose when the event finishes.
RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – Will hope for an eighth league begin of the season right here, although Diogo Dalot is offered once more after his controversial crimson card at Liverpool.
CB: Willy Kambwala – With Lisandro Martinez, Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof all injured and Raphael Varane nowhere to be seen within the matchday squad on Saturday, Kambwala made his first senior begin for United and may very well be in line for one more right here. It will be his first at Previous Trafford.
CB: Jonny Evans – Is being run into the bottom considerably after signing in the summertime as emergency cowl. Issues could be even bleaker proper now with out the veteran Northern Irishman.
LB: Luke Shaw – Has admitted he is not positive why Man Utd are struggling in front of goal of late. Is but to attain or help himself within the Premier League this season.
CM: Scott McTominay – Earned United their final win by scoring twice towards Chelsea however he and his teammates have been goalless within the 4 video games since.
CM: Kobbie Mainoo – Offers extra of a controlling presence in comparison with the erratic working of Sofyan Amrabat, although Christian Eriksen’s return will make the combat for a beginning XI spot more difficult for the 18-year-old.
RW: Marcus Rashford – He could also be off form and missing in confidence however Man Utd have appeared no sharper within the remaining third with out Rashford, who hasn’t began a sport for the reason that defeat at Newcastle earlier this month.
AM: Bruno Fernandes – Could not prise the West Ham defence open together with his creativity on Saturday, having picked up his sixth reserving of the league season simply after half-time.
LW: Alejandro Garnacho – His purple patch of kind is firmly over after scoring towards Everton and Galatasaray, however Garnacho nonetheless gives sufficient power to warrant inclusion over a few of Ten Hag’s different choices.
ST: Rasmus Hojlund – It is now 14 video games with out a Premier League purpose for Hojlund, who lasted just below an hour earlier than being changed at London Stadium.
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