Manchester United will travel to East London to take on West Ham United at the London Stadium on Thursday night in the Premier League. Jose Mourinho’s side suffered a narrow defeat at the Amex Stadium versus Brighton & Hove Albion last weekend and will look to bounce back immediately by bagging the three points against the Hammers tonight.
Mourinho is expected to stick with his favoured 4-3-3 formation and might be without the services of Romelu Lukaku, who might miss out on this contest due to an injury. It is highly likely that the Red Devils will line up with their strongest eleven in their efforts to consolidate their position in the Premier League table.
4-3-3 Manchester United Predicted Lineup To Face West Ham United
David De Gea is expected to start in goal for the away team while Sergio Romero should be available for a place on the bench. The Spanish keeper might be guarded by a backline of Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof in central defence while Ashley Young operates as a makeshift left-back and Antonio Valencia is unleashed on the right-hand side of the back four.
Matteo Darmian might be named on the bench and could be called upon during the contest if required. Jose Mourinho will be hoping that his defenders can keep it tidy at the backline versus the Hammers on Wednesday night so that they have a good chance of securing maximum points at the London Stadium which will help them consolidate their second position in the league table.
The midfield trio of Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera could be deployed at the centre of the park and the performance of these players will be extremely significant if the Manchester outfit are to break down the West Ham defence tonight. The trio has slowly been reaching their top form for United in recent weeks so it is expected that they will put in another strong display in this encounter.
Marouane Fellaini could come off the bench for United during the clash against David Moyes’ team.
The front three would consist of Marcus Rashford spearheading Mourinho’s attack while Alexis Sanchez looks to use his pace and trickery down the left-hand side of the United frontline. Jesse Lingard will operate on the right wing and might look to register his name on the scoresheet which could help his chances of cementing a place in England’s 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
Anthony Martial should be available on the bench for the Red Devils and might be called upon during the match if required.