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Newcastle vs Manchester United predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight


Manchester United will look to bounce back from their drubbing at the hands of Tottenham in their first match after the international break.

The Red Devils head to Newcastle on Saturday night, having lost two of their first three league games.

Two new senior arrivals since the loss to Spurs will have helped optimism around the club, though only Alex Telles may make his debut here.

Newcastle have started the Premier League campaign well, but this is their toughest test of 2020/21 so far.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

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When is the game?

The match kicks off at 8pm on Saturday, 17 October.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office on a pay-per-view basis.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to join without a subscription and then purchase the pay-per-view channel.

What is the team news?

Newcastle are without Matt Ritchie, Martin Dubravka and Dwight Gayle still. Miguel Almiron is fit despite a knock on international duty. Jamaal Lascelles and Ciaran Clark are edging closer but may need more group training sessions before considered for action.

United will be without new striker signing Edinson Cavani, who is self-isolating after his arrival. Anthony Martial is suspended and Phil Jones is a long-term absentee.

Predicted line-ups

NEW: Darlow; Manquillo, Schar, Fernandez, Lewis; Hendrick, Shelvey, Hayden, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton, Almiron.

MUN: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Telles; Matic, Pogba; Greenwood, Fernandes, James; Rashford.

Odds

Newcastle – 17/4

Draw – 13/4

Man United – 71/100

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