Alexis Sanchez could make his first Manchester United appearance since November after being named among the substitutes for Wednesday’s Premier League trip to Newcastle United.
Sanchez has been sidelined by a hamstring injury since featuring as a second-half substitute in the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes three changes to the XI that saw off Bournemouth 4-1, with Phil Jones in for the suspended Eric Bailly at centre-back.
Captain Antonio Valencia and Juan Mata also start, with Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard dropping to the bench.
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Fabian Schar comes into the Newcastle backline in place of Federico Fernandez, who suffered a hip injury during the 1-1 draw at Watford.
As a result, French centre-back Florian Lejeune is back on the bench for Rafael Benitez’s men for the first time since suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury during pre-season.
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