Man Utd team predicted for opening game: Shocking XI expected to start vs Leicester
The 2018/19 Premier League season is yet to kick off and Manchester United are already embroiled in a turbulent start due to injuries, absences and reports of squad discontent circling around Jose Mourinho.
The Red Devils’ World Cup stars are slowly returning to the fold, but may not be ready for the season opener against Leicester.
Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku are among those still on holiday after reaching the final and third-place play-off respectively.
Mourinho has taken aim at Antonio Valencia over his fitness levels, while Anthony Martial left the US tour due to the birth of his child.
Nemanja Matic has undergone surgery and won’t be ready for the start of the season, while question marks remain over Chris Smalling, Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw after picking up minor problems.
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Take a look through the gallery to reveal the predicted Manchester United line-up to face Leicester on the opening day of the Premier League season.