Stoke have just announced the hiring of Paul Lambert as their new manager and will be hoping for a positive response after their dismal recent run of form which led to the sacking of ex-United man Mark Hughes.
Jose Mourinho can call upon Antonio Valencia, who has been missing for a few weeks with injury but completed all the training sessions during the club’s break in Dubai last week.
There is a doubt over the selection of Anthony Martial but the manager’s comments about hoping he will play suggest that he will get the nod to start. Elsewhere, Mourinho said that he will give Henrikh Mkhitaryan the chance to play, meaning one of Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata is likely to miss out.
Here is the side we think will start tonight’s game :
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