Man Utd team news: Predicted 4-2-3-1 line up vs Brighton – Pogba and Fernandes start again

Manchester United will face Brighton tonight at the Amex Stadium and Express Sport is on hand with all the team news ahead of the game. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not dealing with any fresh injury concerns and will thus field a strong side as the Red Devils are still eyeing a top-four finish.

The Manchester giants are sixth in the Premier League table with only five points separating them from fourth-placed Chelsea.

Solskjaer will look to reduce the deficit when his team visits Brighton and will be without Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones, who remain sidelined with injury.


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The Norwegian boss will certainly not include contract rebel Angel Gomes, whose Old Trafford deal expires at midnight on Tuesday.

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The United manager has confirmed that Gomes looks set to leave the club once his contract runs out ahead of the summer transfer window.

Solskjaer is expected to make a raft of changes to his starting line up following Saturday’s last-gasp 2-1 victory over Norwich in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Only Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes are expected to start again against Brighton and will be joined by the rest of the usual starters.


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David de Gea will return between the sticks, while Maguire will be joined by Victor Lindelof at centre-back.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will be placed at right-back whereas Brandon Williams may get another opportunity in Solskjaer’s line up as he could start at left-back.

Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic are likely to partner up in midfield, while Fernandes will be placed at No 10 between Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford.

Anthony Martial will lead the line following his stunning performance against Sheffield United that saw him score a hat-trick.


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Brighton could be without Adam Webster, who limped out of last week’s 0-0 draw with Leicester due to a hamstring problem and is facing a late assessment.

Tariq Lamptey impressed on his debut for the Seagulls against the Foxes and is fit to play, even though he required stitches for a facial wound he suffered during the match.

Man Utd (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams; Matic, Pogba; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial.

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