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Confirmed Starting XI: Manchester City vs Manchester United – Herrera starts

Well, we’re just an hour away from the big kick-off, and Manchester United head to the Etihad in the hope of getting one over on their fiercest of rivals. The game is set to be a close encounter, but I genuinely feel we have every chance of getting a positive result.

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Player Ratings: Burnley 0-2 Manchester United – Magical Martial

David de Gea – Didn’t really have anything to do except watch. That tells you just how well the back four played. 5/10

Ashley Young – Played as a makeshift full-back one again and played well. Very solid defensively. 6/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: Burnley vs Manchester United – Martial starts

Manchester United’s attentions turn back to the bread and butter of the Premier League this weekend, with Jose Mourinho’s men probably feeling pretty tired after playing 120 minutes on Thursday night. We also play City in the derby this coming week, and the gaffer will have one eye on that.

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2016/16 Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea – Awesome Ander Herrera

David de Gea – Quite literally had nothing to do. The Spaniard was as much a spectator as everyone else who was in Old Trafford. 6/10

Antonio Valencia – Awesome, as per usual. He was brilliant on the defensive side of the ball and bombed forward to help out Rashford. 7/10

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Player Ratings: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United – Magical Mkhi

Sergio Romero – Did very well in David de Gea’s absence. Made some great saves and distributed brilliantly. 7/10

Matteo Darmian – Started as the right-back and defensively he was excellent. 6/10

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Confirmed Manchester United Starting XI vs Sunderland – Shaw gets a start

Manchester United take on Sunderland this afternoon, in a game that the Red Devils simply have to win to keep their top four hopes alive. Jose Mourinho will be desperate to get one over on former Reds boss, David Moyes in the process.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 1-1 Everton – Bailly shines & Rashford struggles

David de Gea – Would be harsh to blame him for Everton’s goal. Untested putting that aside. 6/10

Ashley Young – Not bad defensively, but very limited going forward. Subbed off with a groin injury. 5/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: Manchester United vs Everton – Ibra & Herrera return

Manchester United will be desperate to get back to winning ways this Tuesday evening, with Jose Mourinho’s boys drawing at home to West Bromwich Albion just a few days ago. This game against Everton is set to be equally as testing.

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2016/17 Player Ratings: Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

David de Gea – Didn’t have a save to make throughout until midway through the second half. 6/10

Antonio Valencia – Tank. Bombed forward as per usual but couldn’t really find the right cross into the box. 5/10

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Man United Player Ratings vs Boro: Lingard stars but defenders struggle

David de Gea – Had a fairly quiet afternoon. Couldn’t do anything about the goal and made a smart stop to prevent Gaston Ramirez from scoring. 6/10

Antonio Valencia – Scored the goal that killed the game and his all-round display was very solid. My Player of the Season so far. 8/10

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