Man Utd predicted line-up v Bournemouth: Two changes from Chelsea win - gallery

Erik ten Hag could make a few changes from the side that won in midweek.

Manchester United will hope to build on the momentum of their Premier League victory over Chelsea, when Bournemouth come to Old Trafford.

Erik ten Hag’s side finally managed to earn a victory over a top-10 side when they grabbed a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Wednesday, thanks to Scott McTominay’s brace. It’s a result that saw United move into sixth place and with Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United losing, it was a great round of midweek fixtures for the Red Devils.

United now sit just three points outside the Champions League spots despite their underwhelming start to the season. But United have impressed against the sides in the bottom half of the table and have beaten eight of the nine teams they’ve faced in the league this term, with Bournemouth completing the set on Saturday.

After a difficult start to the campaign, the Cherries have improved massively in recent weeks and have won four of the last six, which has seen them move seven points clear of the relegation zone.

After a midweek round of league games, both managers will have to consider changes for Saturday’s game at Old Trafford. For Ten Hag, he will be weighing up whether to bring Kobbie Mainoo back into the team after he dropped to the bench for the Chelsea game. 

In defence, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Diogo Dalot are options at right-back, while Luke Shaw could start centrally or on the left - if he plays in the former, then Sergio Reguilon is another option to play at full-back.

Ten Hag may also consider reinstating Marcus Rashford in the attacking areas. He was dropped against Chelsea, but with Antony, Rasmus Hojlund and Alejandro Garnacho impressing, the same trio could start against Bournemouth.

Here’s how we think United will line up for the game…

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