Manchester United host Newcastle on Saturday afternoon with the return of the Premier League football.
There will be a full-fledged crowd at Old Trafford waiting to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo after the 36-year-old’s return to United is completed by deadline, but It is not yet clear if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will hand him over His first appearance for the second time.
Regardless of this talking point, United He hopes to put in a better performance than his previous two league games, as they drew 1-1 against Southampton on the south coast and narrowly beat Wolves 1-0 away from home.
Raphael Varane started that game against Wolverhampton, replacing Victor Lindelof, and it looks like the four defenders who kept clean sheets at Molino will not change here – meaning Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan-Bissaka will start over.
Manchester United have enjoyed an exciting transfer window, securing the signings of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and… oh, yeah, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Now, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be under pressure to deliver titles with his star-studded front streak. We cover every corner of the club at MEN and with our dedicated newsletter, you’ll never miss a major headline. It’s free and there is no spam.
David de Gea has enjoyed a great start to the season, and with the momentum behind him, he can start between the sticks.
At the time of writing, “Fred” is currently suspended due to the Brazil and FIFA fiasco, which means that he will no longer be available. While that can change, Scott McTominay He trained this week, but “he probably won’t play,” according to Solskjaer.
This means that we could see Nemanja Matic start in the double axis with Paul Pogba side by side.
Mason Greenwood has scored three goals in three games for United this season and is currently undefeated, so the 19-year-old can start on the right while Jadon Sancho gets a chance to reignite his United career on the left on Saturday.
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This means Ronaldo can make his United debut against the opponents he has often faced – Ronaldo’s last Premier League hat-trick was against Newcastle – during his previous spell at the club against a beloved Old Trafford loyalist.
“He’s definitely going to be on the pitch at some point, that’s for sure,” Solskjaer said on Friday with a smile likely evident on his face.
United XI prediction against Newcastle: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Fernandes, Sancho, Greenwood, Ronaldo.