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EPL PREVIEW: Leicester City Vs Man United

Manchester United are back to Premier League duties following the conclusion of the international break, as they make the trip away to the King Power Stadium to face Leicester City on Saturday. 

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The Reds Devils who have had an inconsistent start to the campaign, will definitely have their sights set on picking all three points.

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United currently sit fourth in the Premier League table with 14 points from seven games, only two fewer than league leaders Chelsea. Leicester have had a difficult start to the season, winning just twice from seven games so far. The Foxes are yet to pick up the three points in any of their four games since late August.

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Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could most likely tweak his side, after their disappointing 1-1 draw against Everton at Old Trafford last time out, before the international break.

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Centre-back Raphael Varane has been ruled out for a few weeks, after picking up a groin muscle injury while playing for France in the UEFA Nations League Final. Club captain Harry Maguire has been unavailable since picking up an injury in the match against Aston Villa on 25th September, he is expected to miss the trip to the East Midlands.

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There are no other defensive injury concerns, but the Reds could be without Brazilian Fred in midfield and Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani, after the duo represented their countries at the last international break as early as Friday morning (UK time).

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Up front, Marcus Rashford is back in full training after four months out, following a shoulder operation. The Englishman could be in line to play his first minutes of the new season, since the UEFA Europa League Final in May, while Ivorian winger Amad is also back in training.

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Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo have all enjoyed fruitful spells with their national teams during the last international window, and are all fit and ready, same with Mason Greenwood, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard.

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LEICESTER CITY TEAM NEWS: As for the Foxes, they will be without full-back James Justin (knee) and central defender Wesley Fofana (ankle/foot) who are both long-term absentees. Also, Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is unavailable due to injury.

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Ex-Red Devils defender Jonny Evans recently withdrew from the Northern Ireland squad with a foot injury and illness and is a doubt for the game, while attacker Kelechi Iheanacho will lead the line alongside Jamie Vardy.

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