Confirmed Manchester United line-up v Crystal Palace
Ralf Rangnick has named his last Manchester United XI, as the Red Devils take on Crystal Palace in the final Premier League game of the season.
The Reds travel to Selhurst Park to face Patrick Vieira’s Eagles at Selhurst Park in what will be Rangnick’s final game in interim charge.
Here is the line-up the 63-year-old has named for the clash in Croydon…
Starting XI: De Gea, Dalot, Maguire, Lindelof, Telles, McTominay, Fred, Hannibal, Fernandes, Elanga, Cavani.
Substitutes: Heaton, Bailly, Jones, Fernandez, Varane, Savage, Shoretire, Garnacho, Mata.
The German will then move upstairs and take up an advisory role for two years alongside being the manager of Austria.
Manchester United need to win against Palace to secure Europa League football for Erik ten Hag next season.
Failure to beat Vieira’s side will give West Ham United the chance to leapfrog the Red Devils if David Moyes’ side win away at Brighton.
If United do finish seventh, Ten Hag will take over the reins at Old Trafford with his side competing in next season’s UEFA Conference League.
The former Ajax manager is expected to be in attendance for today’s game and he will have the opportunity to watch his new players in the flesh.
Rangnick’s first game in interim charge of the Reds came against Palace on 5 December. United won that game 1-0 thanks to a goal from Fred and it was hoped that the twenty-time league champions would kick on, under the man dubbed the godfather of ‘gegenpressing’.
But that hasn’t materialised and United have amassed the worst points return in Premier League history.
Palace, who sit 13th in the table, can secure a top-half finish if they beat United and all three sides above them lose.