Manchester United v Chelsea: team news and provisional squads

Manchester United v Chelsea: team news and provisional squads

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Both Manchester United and Chelsea are going to face some important absences in tomorrow’s Premier League top clash at Old Trafford.

The Blues will miss David Luiz, Ross Barkley and Tiemoué Bakayoko, all still recovering from injuries.

Luiz is battling with an ankle issue, Barkley has got a hamstring injury and Bakayoko is still out with an unspecified knock.

José Mourinho, however, is forced to leave six players out of his squad, all injured: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Phil Jones, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo, Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera  while Eric Bailly is ready to play his first game since November, when he picked up an ankle injury.

These are the provisional squads of both teams:

CHELSEA – Courtois, Caballero, Eduardo, Cahill, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Alonso, Moses, Zappacosta, Palmieri, Ampadu, Fabregas, Drinkwater, Kante, Hudson-Odoi, Sterling, Hazard, Pedro, Willian, Giroud, Morata.

MANCHESTER UNITED – De Gea, Romero, Pereira, Valencia, Darmian, Shaw, Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Bailly, Matic, Carrick, Pogba, McTominay, Gomes, Mata, Lingard, Sanchez, Rashford, Martial, Lukaku.