West Brom vs Man United
Manchester United return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon, after seeing off West Ham earlier in the week to book their spot in the last-eight of the FA Cup.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are currently sat 2nd in the Premier League as of writing.
However, after their draw with Everton last time out, United’s potential title hopes have taken a big hit.
Manchester City are now five points clear of their neighbours, whom they also have a game in hand on.
As a result, if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co. want to keep their fading title hopes alive, they need a win this weekend.
Picking up three points against West Brom shouldn’t be too hard though.
The Baggies are firmly entrenched in the relegation zone, 11 points behind 17th. They have also won just two league ties also season and are in possession of by far and away the worst defensive record in the league – conceding 54 goals in 23 clashes.
Man United team news
Ahead of the tie, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held his latest press conference on Friday.
During the presser, Solskjaer would provide updates on
And it looks as though United will be set for a similar squad to the one which knocked West Ham out of the League Cup.
Speaking in his pre-match press on Friday, the Norwegian confirmed that both Paul Pogba and Eric Bailly would miss the clash:
“We’ve had a rare opportunity to do a bit of training and recovery,” explained the boss in his pre-match press conference.
“Paul [Pogba] is out. Eric has been training, which is a boost to us.”
Quotes via Manchester United’s official website.