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Manchester United predicted lineup vs Arsenal - Premier League

Sean Walsh
Who will Ten Hag call upon?
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Manchester United could record four successive Premier League wins for the first time since April 2021 if they beat Arsenal on Sunday.

The Red Devils have bounced back superbly from their humblings by Brighton and Brentford, securing three victories on the spin and finally showing some resilience.

They face another big test when table-topping Arsenal come to Old Trafford this weekend. Here's how we expect Erik ten Hag to set up.


Manchester United predicted lineup vs Arsenal - Premier League

1. Man Utd (4-2-3-1)

GK: David de Gea - The Spaniard has often been criticised for his kicking and refusal to come off his line, but both aspects of his game have improved since that loss at Brentford.

RB: Diogo Dalot - Hasn't really put a foot wrong in recent weeks and is good value for his place in the XI.

CB: Raphael Varane - Varane's questionable 2021/22 form seems a world away now, looking far more like his dependable old self.

CB: Lisandro Martinez - A centre-back as physical and aggressive and Martinez is exactly the sort of on Gabriel Jesus will not enjoy coming up against.

LB: Tyrell Malacia - The Dutchman has looked at home in a United shirt and should keep his spot even if Luke Shaw is fit again.

CM: Casemiro - Scott McTominay was impressive on Thursday, but this is exactly the sort of blood-and-thunder matchup to drop Casemiro into for his first start.

CM: Christian Eriksen - The former Tottenham man will be relieved that there his opposite numbers on Sunday aren't the quickest of midfielders. Scored on his last appearance against Arsenal in 2019.

RM: Antony - Ten Hag has wasted little time throwing most of his new signings into the XI, and Anthony Elanga just doesn't provide anywhere near as much threat as near-namesake Antony.

AM: Bruno Fernandes - Missed a penalty last time out against the Gunners and will be itching to right that wrong.

LM: Jadon Sancho - A man reborn under Ten Hag (though he is still only 22).

CF: Marcus Rashford - With Anthony Martial still injured, Rashford is expected to lead the line once again.

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