Manchester United lost their last league contest against Chelsea. Next up, they will collide against Newcastle United on Saturday and will hope to get back to winning ways.
Magpies’ boss Rafael Benitez has faced Jose Mourinho in some crucial fixtures when the Spaniard was in charge of Liverpool and the Portuguese managed Chelsea. Who will come out on top this time?
As far as Man United’s team news is concerned, record signing Paul Pogba still has not recovered from his hamstring concern and in his absence, we can expect Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic to start in the central midfield for Mourinho.
Star defender Phil Jones is injured as well and in such a scenario, Bailly and Smalling could start in the central defense. The likes of Young and Valencia should start in the wing-back positions.
As far as the attack is concerned, Mkhitaryan has been out of form lately and the Armenian should bounce back against Newcastle. He should partner Lingard and Rashford behind Lukaku.
Here is Manchester United’s strongest possible 4-2-3-1 XI vs Newcastle.
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