United could make just one change from the side that started against ChelseaUnited could make just one change from the side that started against Chelsea
United could make just one change from the side that started against Chelsea | Manchester United via Getty Imag

Manchester United predicted XI vs Liverpool: Willy Kambwala starts and Marcus Rashford dropped again - gallery

The early team news and predicted line up when Man Utd face Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend

Manchester United could have just two fit centre-backs when they host Liverpool in the Premier League fixture on Sunday afternoon.

United head into the match on the back of a demoralising 4-3 defeat at the hands of Chelsea, a result made even worse by the double defensive injury blow they suffered at Stamford Bridge.

Raphael Varane was taken off at half-time after his latest injury scare, while the man who replaced him, Jonny Evans, lasted just 20 minutes before he was also replaced. It means Willy Kambwala and Harry Maguire could be the defensive pairing against Liverpool this weekend.

Despite the defeat, United actually played some of their best attacking football of the season so far against Chelsea and Antony deserves to keep his place on the right wing. It means Marcus Rashford could remain on the bench, though Rasmus Hojlund also struggled in midweek.

Here is how we think United should line up against Liverpool...

Raphael Varane was taken off at half-time after his latest injury scare, while the man who replaced him, Jonny Evans, lasted just 20 minutes before he was also replaced. It means Willy Kambwala and Harry Maguire could be the defensive pairing against Liverpool this weekend.

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.