Manchester United return to Premier League action today following the last-gasp Champions League midweek defeat to Young Boys.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named his starting 11 for the match at the London Stadium and the big news is that Scott McTominay returns following groin surgery, Mason Greenwood is back in the side, but Jadon Sancho drops to the bench.

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Paul Pogba looks set to play from the left with both Fred and McTominay starting in midfield.

This is how Manchester United line-up for the game:

Starting XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Fernandes, Pogba, Greenwood, Ronaldo

Substitutes: Heaton, Bailly, Dalot, Lingard, Mata, Matic, Van de Beek, Martial, Sancho

Here is how the team compares to our predicted XI for this afternoon’s match.

This is going to be a difficult game and the Hammers will be flying after starting their Europa League campaign with a 2-0 win away at Dinamo Zagreb.


But David Moyes’ side will be without the league’s joint top goalscorer Michail Antonio who is suspended following his red card against Southampton last week.

In order for United to return to the top of the table and leapfrog fierce rivals Liverpool, we will have to win by at least a three-goal margin.

Both teams come into the clash unbeaten so far this season and it took an inspired Bruno Fernandes to come off the bench to lead United to a 3-1 victory in this fixture last season.

Raphael Varane returns to the side in place of Victor Lindelof, who started the loss in Switzerland, but he is not on the bench.

The sides play each other again on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford.

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