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Predicted Man Utd line-up vs Burnley, De Gea and Fred return

Manchester United travel to Turf Moor for Tuesday’s Premier League encounter against Burnley.

The Red Devils made a poor return after the winter break, suffering a shock FA Cup fourth-round exit at the hands of Middlesbrough.

They missed several clear-cut chances on goal (1-1 in regulation time) and eventually paid the price in the penalty shoot-out.

Interim boss Ralf Rangnick will be eyeing a strong response against the Clarets. He will be tempted to make at least a few changes.

The club are currently fourth in the standings and have the chance to cement their spot for another matchday with a victory.

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Predicted Line-up:

Dean Henderson got a rare outing in goal for United last week with David de Gea rested.

The England international made one key save against Boro but could not influence proceedings in the penalty shoot-out.

He is likely to drop to the bench, with De Gea being an undisputed choice for the Premier League and European champions thanks to his outstanding performances for most of the ongoing campaign.

There could be a solitary change to the backline. Rangnick acknowledged last week that Alex Telles wouldn’t feature against Boro after his international exploits.

This paved the way for Luke Shaw to start at left-back. Telles should make his comeback on Tuesday.

Scott McTominay was accompanied by Paul Pogba against Boro. The Frenchman was lively in his first appearance in more than three months following a thigh injury.

With the short turnover period from the FA Cup tie, Rangnick may deal with him with caution.

Fred has impressed in a double-pivot alongside McTominay lately, and the duo could be reunited once more.

Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho are minor doubts for the fixture but should be fancied to start.

Both players missed golden scoring chances, but Sancho managed to redeem himself with the opening goal.

Fernandes should feature in his regular number 10 position with Sancho and Marcus Rashford flanking him. Cristiano Ronaldo had a tough game last week by his high standards and will be keen to redeem himself.

His penalty miss early on proved costly. The Portuguese has netted 14 goals following his homecoming last summer but has yet to find the back of the net this year.

He should still get the nod over Edinson Cavani, who has reported late from international duty.

How Man Utd could line up against Burnley

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