Manchester United team news vs Crystal Palace: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sticks with settled XI

Diogo Dalot

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named the same starting XI that drew with Wolves for Saturday's visit of Crystal Palace.

The Red Devils are without defender Diogo Dalot, who is out of action until after next month’s international break, while Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah (both knee) are also still sidelined.

Right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka faces his former club, and Daniel James has been handed another opportunity to impress out wide.

Gary Cahill will make his first start for Palace since joining the club this summer.

Cheikhou Kouyate also makes his maiden appearance of the season, with Jordan Ayew replacing Christian Benteke up front.

James Tomkins continues his recovery from a groin problem sustained at the end of last season, while Mamadou Sakho (knee) also remains unavailable.

United are looking to make it seven points from a possible nine at the start of the 2019/20 campaign.

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw, McTominay, Pogba, James, Lingard, Rashford, Martial.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Ward, Kelly, Cahill, Van Aanholt, McArthur, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Zaha, Ayew, Schlupp.


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