Erik ten Hag has selected his starting line-up for his first domestic cup match in charge of Manchester United.

The Red Devils welcome Aston Villa to Old Trafford tonight for a Carabao Cup third-round clash.

Here is the starting line-up Ten Hag has selected to take on the Villains.

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Starting XI: Dubravka, Dalot, Maguire, Lindelof, Malacia, McTominay, Fred, Van de Beek, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial.

Substitutes: De Gea, Martinez, Shaw, Casemiro, Eriksen, Garnacho, Pellistri, Shoretire, Elanga.

Manchester United line-up against Aston Villa in Carabao Cup

United’s manager has made seven changes to the side that lost 3-1 against Unai Emery’s side in the Premier League clash at Villa Park on Sunday, in what was the Spaniard’s first game in charge of his new club.

With United travelling to Craven Cottage on Sunday to face Fulham in our final game before the domestic season pauses for the World Cup, the Dutchman has rung the changes.

Martin Dubravka, who joined the Reds on a season-long loan from Newcastle United in the summer, has been handed his first start with David de Gea dropping to the bench.

Also coming into the side are club captain Harry Maguire, Tyrell Malacia, Fred, Scott McTominay and Bruno Fernandes. Those five players come in for Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw, Casemiro, Christian Eriksen and Alejandro Garnacho.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who hasn’t played in the League Cup for over 13 years, is given the night off with Anthony Martial coming into the XI to make just his second start of the season.

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The 52-year-old had an impressive domestic cup record during his time with Ajax, and with the Carabao Cup being the first trophy available to be won for United this season, Ten Hag isn’t going to take it lightly as he pursues his first trophy at the club.

Four London-based sides were knocked out of the competition last night – Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.

United were knocked out at the third-round stage last season with the Hammers beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 1-0 at the Theatre of Dreams.

The draw for the fourth-round, which United will hopefully be in the hat for, takes place live on Sky Sports following tonight’s last third-round tie.

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