4-2-3-1: Martial dropped, Jones & Bailly starts in Man United probable line-up against Chelsea


Jose Mourinho will return to his former employers, Chelsea tomorrow in a Premier league game that has been dubbed a crunch tie.

Going into the game, Man United had unexpected beaten Chelsea neighbors Tottenham after enduring their first defeat against newly promoted side Huddlesfield Town in the penultimate week. United are brewing with more confidence going into this one.

The Red Devils also maintained their impeccable record in the Champions league with four wins in four games. Nonetheless, Jose Mourinho has received tongue-lashes for his negative style of football as his team has been defending more than they attack.

The Portuguese tactician has lost some of the solidarity shown him by the fans because he had accuse them of not taken the six game goal drought of Romelu Lukaku very well.

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Mourinho has been without some of his key players since the last interlull but he is one manager who does not really blame the result of a game on the absence of any player.

Michael Carrick is expected to return fully to the game after a calf injury lay-off. Reports have also indicated that Marouane Fellaini is close to a return following a knee injury he picked up while starring for his country.

Paul Pogba’s return date continues to be a subject of speculation as even Jose Mourinho has claimed he does not know how soon the star will return. Meanwhile, Marcos Rojo is back in training but short of fitness.

We take a swipe at how United will line-up against Chelsea.

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