Manchester United vs Tottenham Prediction: Combined line-up
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho makes his first return to Old Trafford since his departure 12 months ago, when Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, United have not been in the best of positions, having failed to win either of their previous two league outings.
However, Mourinho, who replaced Mauricio Pochettino at the helm recently, has guided Spurs to two consecutive wins, helping them rise to fifth place in the table.
For Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, nothing short of a win would ease the pressure, as they sit eighth in the table – two points short of Spurs.
However, United should be wary of the fact that they have gone nine league matches without keeping a clean sheet. Now let’s take a look at the combined line-up featuring stars from both the sides.
Combined Manchester United-Tottenham Hotspur line-up
Manager: Jose Mourinho
David de Gea (GK)
It has not been the best of seasons for the Spaniard. However, he has two clean sheets to his name compared to Spurs’ Paulo Gazzaniga who has none.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka (RB)
The United full-back has been rock-solid defensively and is currently third in the list of players who have recorded the most number of successful tackles (55).
Victor Lindelof (CB)
The Swede was impressive in the game against Aston Villa and has been a regular this season. However, he needs to contribute more.
Harry Maguire (CB)
One of the high-profile names in the league, Maguire has not hit top form. However, he has been consistent and has 2 clean sheets so far.
Brandon Williams (LB)
The teenager has had an instant impact since making his debut in October. He has scored 1 goal from 5 appearances and likes to attack.
Scott McTominay (CM)
If fit, the Scotsman is sure to feature. The youngster has matured in his role as a deep-lying midfielder and has scored 3 goals this season.
Harry Winks (CM)
The technically-gifted Englishman could offer support in the middle with his quick and short passes. He likes to set the tempo in the midfield.
Heung-min Son (RW)
The talented winger is a sure pick in the attack and has an eye for goal. His 4 goals and 6 assists this season puts him ahead of United’s Daniel James.
Dele Alli (CAM)
He looks like a player reborn since Mourinho’s arrival. The Englishman has hit good form, scoring 4 goals from 7 games, and adds creativity upfront.
Marcus Rashford (LW)
Probably one of the most potent attackers in the league, Rashford has been excellent on the flank. Has scored 7 goals and is United’s top-scorer.
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Harry Kane (ST)
A definite choice in any side, Harry Kane is one of the most clinical finishers in the world at the moment. He has hit the target 7 times already.