The Red Devils are unbeaten in their last 10 matches in all competitions but have played out a goalless draw in their last three games , winning only two of their last eight League matches.
United played out a goalless draw at Crystal Palace in their last League game
Manchester City have won their last 21 matches in all competitions, scoring 55 goals and conceding only 8. City defeated Wolves at the Etihad stadium in their last league game to set a 14 points between them and United
United are unbeaten in their last 21 away matches in all competitions.
The Reds were victorious in both legs last season but drew the first leg at Old Trafford earlier in the season.
Goalkeeper & Defenders
Dean Henderson (GK)
Dean Henderson (GK) - Henderson have majorly featured in cup competitions but with David De Gea having returned to Spain for the birth of his first child, he will be in goal for this encounter.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka (RB) - United undisputed right-back, he will need to be at his best to keep City at bay
Víctor Lindelof (GK)
Victor Lindelof (CB) - The Swede was rested for the trip to Crystal Palace in the midweek. He's Solskjaer preferred partner for Maguire in big matches. He will start this game
Harry Maguire (CB)
Harry Maguire (CB) -The United skipper has played in all Manchester United Premier League matches and the importance of this game, he would start again.
Luke Shaw (LB) - Luke Shaw has been fantastic for United in recent months cementing his place with solid performance week in week out. Alex Telles have found it impossible to dislodge the Englishman from the starting lineup. He starts
Fred (CM) - The Brazilian has been a favorite of Solskjaer in big matches due to his work rate and defensive play. He would be expected to destabilize City play at the midfield
Scott McTominay (CM) - McTominay has shown great improvement this season with good outings at the midfield. He has become a goal threat at the midfield scoring a few well taken goal. He scored against City last season and we be looking for a repeat. With Pogba still out he keeps his place
Bruno Fernandes (AM) - The United talisman performance has dropped in recent matches and he would needed to up his game. His record against top 6 sides have been poor this season and a solid performance against City in the derby will keep doubters quiet
Daniel James (RW)
Daniel James (RW) - The Welsh has worked his way into the team recent matches after some solid performances. His pace would be important if United break on a counter
Edinson Cavani (ST)
Edinson Cavani (ST) - With Anthony Martial having a nightmare of a season, Édinson will lead the line for United. He offers much more than Martial with his link up play and energy very vital in this gam
Marcus Rashford (LW)
Marcus Rashford (LW) - The best of United’s forwards, he has scored 18 goals and registered 9 assists in all competitions. His form has dropped in recent matches but will need to be at his best against the league leaders
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