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Man Utd predicted lineup vs Watford - Premier League

Craig Vickers
Rangnick on the touchline
Rangnick on the touchline / James Gill - Danehouse/GettyImages
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Man Utd have a top four finish in their sights as they welcome Watford to Old Trafford in the Premier League.

Last weekend brought a return to winning ways in the league for Ralf Rangnick's men as they hit the goal trail at Elland Road against Leeds in a topsy-turvy 4-2 triumph.

Any momentum from that was soon lost as United were held at the home of Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash in midweek, with Anthony Elanga's late equaliser sparing their blushes.

Here's how United could line up this weekend.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Harry Maguire
Maguire opened the scoring for Man Utd at Elland Road / Laurence Griffiths/GettyImages

David De Gea (GK) - Left with egg on his face after Rodrigo's speculative cross-cum-shot last weekend.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (RB) - Impressed in the 4-2 win over Leeds with his tenacity and energy without the ball.

Raphael Varane (CB) - Faces stiff competition for his place with Victor Lindelof a more than capable understudy.

Harry Maguire (CB) - A powerful response to his recent critics with a goalscoring display against Leeds last time out.

Luke Shaw (LB) - Delivered the corner from which Maguire scored at Elland Road.

2. Midfielders

Fred (CM) - Scott McTominay missed the Atletico game through illness and may not be fully fit to play here, meaning Fred should get another shot.

Paul Pogba (CM) - Despite his injury troubles this season the Frenchman has still proven United's most creative player with eight assists in the Premier League.

Bruno Fernandes (AM) - Leads the way among United players in non-penalty goals in the league this term.

3. Forwards

Jadon Sancho
Sancho is in a rich vein of form / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Jesse Lingard (RW) - After he looked set to depart on loan last month the England international is now in Rangnick's plans.

Cristiano Ronaldo (ST) - So often the man required to break the deadlock for United, as he illustrated against Brighton last midweek.

Jadon Sancho (LW) - Grabbed a couple of assists at Elland Road as he continues his fine form under Rangnick.


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