Manchester United will book their place in the Carabao Cup semi-finals if Erik ten Hag‘s reds beat League One side Charlton Athletic tonight.
The Red Devils are targeting a ninth consecutive win at Old Trafford and eighth win across all competitions with the Addicks coming to the Theatre of Dreams.
United have beaten Aston Villa and Burnley at home to reach the last-eight while Charlton beat Brighton & Hove Albion on penalties in round four.
Ahead of the last-eight clash, United in Focus looks at the four Manchester United players who have played against Charlton Athletic.
Manchester United players who have played against Charlton Athletic
The nine-time England international joined United on loan for the remainder of the season from Crystal Palace last month.
With Martin Dubravka being recalled by Newcastle United after spending the first half of the season at Old Trafford, Ten Hag moved quick to ensure David de Gea was provided with cover and competition.
The 29-year-old has faced the Addicks five times during his career with his outings against the Valley side coming during his spells with Birmingham City, Leeds United and Stoke City.
Jack Butland will be hoping to make his Manchester United debut against Charlton tonight.
The 36-year-old, who was handed his Manchester United debut by Ralf Rangnick in December 2021, has faced Charlton eight times during his career.
The three-time England international’s appearances versus Charlton came across Cardiff City, Bristol City and Burnley.
The world’s most expensive defender will be hoping to be handed his second start after the World Cup against Charlton.
With the likes of Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Varane and left-back Luke Shaw seemingly ahead of United’s captain in the centre-back pecking order, the 29-year-old is scrambling for game time.
United’s number five has previously faced Charlton five times and those encounters came across spells with Sheffield United, Wigan Athletic and Hull City.
Manchester United’s Under-21s player coach won three of his four appearances against Charlton.
The 36-year-old, who was capped four times by England, faced the former Premier League side with Tottenham Hotspur and Hull.