Team News: United v Sheffield United

Before Manchester United’s game at Old Trafford against Sheffield United on Wednesday evening, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will consider whether to stick with same side or change his selections.

After United’s 1-1 draw away to Tottenham on Friday, the team has an encounter with a Sheffield United squad that will be looking for a win. The Blades who lost 3-0 to Newcastle on Sunday has a chance to redeem themselves.

Brandon Williams, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard were unused substitutes at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium and could have a chance of returning to the squad.

The boss is awaiting an update on the fitness of defenders Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones, who missed out on the trip to the capital through injury. Victor Lindelof limped off towards the end of Friday’s game and its not clear yet when he’ll be available to face the Blades.

Sheffield United Team News

Dean Henderson is ineligible due to the conditions of the goalkeeper’s loan deal from the Reds, with Simon Moore expected to deputise, as he did in the reverse fixture in November. The Blades will be without defender John Egan, who is serving a one-match suspension after being sent off for two bookable offences during the 3-0 defeat to Newcastle on Sunday.

Chris Wilder is awaiting news on the fitness of Jack O’Connell (knee) and David McGoldrick (knock). The former has been missing since the restart, while McGoldrick sat out the Blades last game after limping off towards the end of the 0-0 draw with Aston Villa last week.

Ole and Chris Wilder a likely to provide further updates on their squads when they hold their pre-match press conferences on Tuesday.


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