Manchester Uited were dominant against Everton last weekend and deservedly earned three points away from home at Goodison Park.
However, the Red Devils failed to shine in the midweek Champions League game against CSKA Moscow and could only get a draw. Louis van Gaal will be hoping to bounce back against rivals Manchester City when the two teams collide on Sunday.
Marquee summer signings Martial and De Bruyne have done brilliantly for United and City respectively and the duo will be crucial in the all important contest.
The Dutch manager opted to keep Memphis Depay out of the starting XI in the last two games mainly because of his inconsistent performances.
It will not come as a surprise if the former PSV Eindhoven playmaker fails to make the starting squad against Man City. Van Gaal may start three stars in the midfield again.
Here is Man United’s probable diamond XI vs Man City.
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