Erik ten Hag is predicted to make four changes as Manchester United welcome Bayern Munich to Old Trafford in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.
With the manager’s job continuing to be questioned as the side suffered their 11th loss of the season – with six of these having come at Old Trafford – attention turns to the Champions League, welcoming Bayern Munich to M16.
André Onana, as always, is expected to start in goal, with Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw set to continue in defence. Aaron Wan-Bissaka may be brought in over Diogo Dalot on the right flank to help cope with Leroy Sane’s speed and directness.
With the defensive display on the weekend being poor, it may be an ideal time to bring Raphaël Varane back into the XI to partner Harry Maguire, with Sergio Reguilón dropping to the beach and Shaw moving back to his natural left-back position.
In midfield, Fiorentina loanee may be dropped in favour of Kobbie Mainoo, who has impressed when he has played in the past month and deserves more game time in a match United will plan to dominate.
With Bruno Fernandes suspended for the pending tie against Liverpool next weekend, he will almost certainly start and captain the side in midfield, with Scott McTominay filling out the back three.
In attack is where two one change is expected. The current club’s top scorer in the competition, Rasmus Højlund, should slot back into the striker spot with Anthony Martial dropping to the bench, and it is predicted that Antony will keep his place on the right wing.
Alejandro Garnacho is expected to keep his place in favour of Marcus Rashford after the English winger was absent from training on Monday due to illness.
Manchester United predicted XI
Onana, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Varane, Shaw, McTominay, Mainoo, Fernandes, Antony, Højlund, Garnacho.
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