Manchester United’s 2023 will kick off with a match in opposition to Bournemouth at Outdated Trafford.
They ended 2022 in fashion, successful their ultimate 5 matches of the 12 months, and can be aiming to hold that kind into the second half of the season.
If they’ll proceed their run of positive kind in opposition to Bournemouth, they might transfer as much as third within the Premier League with Newcastle going through Arsenal away from house.
Listed below are the 11 gamers that could be assigned the duty of transferring the membership a step nearer to Champions League qualification by Erik ten Hag.
GK: David de Gea – De Gea performed properly final outing in opposition to Wolves, making just a few wonderful saves to maintain his second clear sheet in a two.
RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – Wan-Bissaka has been higher than most individuals anticipated since returning to the beginning XI in Diogo Dalot’s absence, so ten Hag would not have to danger speeding the Portuguese participant again.
CB: Raphael Varane – Varane is not displaying any indicators of fatigue after reaching the World Cup ultimate with France after which instantly returning to membership duties.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – Martinez was given further break day following Argentina’s World Cup triumph however has most likely carried out sufficient celebrating now in ten Hag’s eyes and might get again to enterprise.
LB: Luke Shaw – Shaw has impressed at centre-back in Martinez’s absence and may stay within the beginning XI even with the Argentine returning.
CM: Casemiro – After choosing up one in opposition to Wolves, Casemiro now has three yellow playing cards to his title within the Premier League this season and wishes to make sure he would not get two extra within the subsequent three video games if he desires to keep away from a one-match suspension.
CM: Christian Eriksen – Till Man Utd lastly signal Frenkie de Jong or another, the spot subsequent to Casemiro is firmly in Eriksen’s fingers.
RW: Antony – Antony missed a lot of big probabilities in opposition to Wolves and can be aiming to make amends in opposition to Bournemouth, including to the three objectives he already has for his new membership.
AM: Bruno Fernandes – Fernandes received an help in a league recreation for the primary time because the begin of September in opposition to Wolves.
LW: Marcus Rashford – After being dropped for being late to a gathering, Rashford got here off the bench in opposition to Wolves to point out simply vital he’s, scoring the successful objective.
ST: Anthony Martial – Martial had only one shot within the final match and must do higher if he desires to persuade his membership to make him their first-choice striker transferring ahead.