Alex Telles and Victor Lindelof to return for Man United against Brighton and Hove Albion – Man United News And Transfer News


Edinson Cavani is a doubt for Manchester United forward of tomorrow’s dwelling Premier League tie in opposition to Brighton.

Cavani missed Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Southampton and after the sport, supervisor Ralf Rangnick admitted he was uncertain whether or not he would recuperate in time for Brighton.

‘I believed and was informed after coaching yesterday that he could be accessible for immediately [Southampton],’ the boss defined to Manutd.com.

‘However, after coaching, the physician got here to see me after which I spoke to Edi and I informed them let’s wait till this morning earlier than the sport and see if remedy could make issues any higher.

‘However then I spoke to him immediately earlier than we had breakfast and he stated to me that the ache is simply too massive and he can not play.’

Elsewhere within the crew, we’ll persist with the our predicted defence for the Southampton tie which proved to be mistaken on that event, with Alex Telles coming in for Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof coming in for Harry Maguire.

The defence as a complete was poor in opposition to the Saints and Shaw’s positioning coupled with Maguire’s lack of tempo is one thing that Rangnick wants to handle.

With few choices, It’s going to most likely be enterprise as normal in midfield, with Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba forward of Scott McTominay. Nemanja Matic is dominated out with a leg damage and Fred has been lacking as a result of Covid-19.

If the Brazilian has recovered he could also be drafted in so as to add some vitality to the center of the park. Nevertheless, if changing Fernandes or Pogba, this may be on the expense of creativity and United want objectives.

Up entrance, Jadon Sancho’s superb type ought to see him proceed on the left wing and with Cavani a doubt, Ronaldo ought to begin once more up prime. This leaves a selection between Marcus Rashford and Anthony Elanga for the appropriate wing spot.

Rashford most likely did effectively sufficient in opposition to Southampton to maintain his place. Jesse Lingard is an alternative choice.

With all that in thoughts, right here is our predicted XI for tomorrow’s 8.15pm kick off:

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