Manchester United will be eyeing their fifth win of the Premier League campaign when they face Everton at Goodison Park this evening.
The Red Devils made the worst possible start after the international break as they were convincingly beaten 6-3 in the Manchester derby.
They managed to redeem themselves with a 3-2 Europa League win over Omonia on Thursday, but the performance was not up to the mark.
The club will now travel to Merseyside to face the Toffees and manager Erik ten Hag is expected to make multiple changes for the league game.
David de Gea has been ever-present for the Red Devils across all competitions. He had a tough start to the season with a few blunders, but has since been efficient in goal.
The Spaniard is a guaranteed starter ahead of Martin Dubravka, who has yet to play a minute since his summer arrival.
Victor Lindelof had a tough outing in Cyprus against Omonia and was partly responsible for the second goal conceded.
If Raphael Varane is fit after an ankle issue, he should return straightaway into the line-up alongside Lisandro Martinez in central defence.
Diogo Dalot has been an undisputed starter at right-back over Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The latter has made just one cameo appearance this term and is currently nursing an injury.
On the opposite end, Luke Shaw is expected to replace Tyrell Malacia, who was brought off at half-time against Omonia following his error which led to the hosts’ opening goal.
Further forward, we anticipate Casemiro to make his first Premier League start of the campaign following an improved display in midweek where he won as many as 13 duels.
Scott McTominay has been picked constantly in the holding midfield spot for the league games, but Casemiro should make the XI after the former’s poor showing in the derby.
Christian Eriksen looks the most likely starter alongside the Brazilian. His creativity from the number eight role will be key to creating chances against a resolute Toffees backline.
In attack, Bruno Fernandes is assured to feature from the number 10 position. He basically has no competition at the moment with Donny van de Beek nursing another injury.
Antony should get the nod on the right wing, having scored in the recent derby, but Jadon Sancho could get the axe following two frustrating performances after the international break.
He failed to win a single duel in the derby. Against Omonia, his indecision and rushed backpass to Malacia paved the way for Omonia’s opener. He was taken off at the interval.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who squandered several scoring chances in midweek, should also be dropped.
Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are expected to replace them. Martial should lead the line with Rashford featuring on the left wing where he seems to be most comfortable.
How Man Utd are expected to line-up vs Everton
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