CARDIFF CITY — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named his first Manchester United starting XI since being named interim boss this week to face former club Cardiff City in the Premier League and Paul Pogba has made a return. Watch Live Stream
Solskjaer, who spent 11 years at Old Trafford as a player, replaced the departing Jose Mourinho earlier this week and United icon is hoping to get off the mark in his first game.
After sitting on the bench in the defeat to Liverpool last weekend, Pogba returns to the starting lineup and the French World Cup winner will play alongside Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matić in midfield, as Solskjaer makes four changes from Mourinho’s last game in charge.
Also returning are Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and Anthony Martial, but striker Romelu Lukaku is missing after being allowed compassionate leave.
In the meantime, Neil Warnock makes just one change to his Cardiff City side from the last out with Greg Cunningham replacing Ryan Bennett for the clash at Cardiff City Stadium.
Cardiff City Team: Etheridge, Bamba, Manga, Morrison, Cunningham, Arter, Gunnarsson, Camarasa, Murphy, Hoilett, Paterson. Subs: Smithies, Peltier, Ralls, Zohore, Reid, Mendez-Laing, Harris.
Manchester United Team: De Gea, Shaw, Lindelof, Jones, Young, Matic, Herrera, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford, Martial. Subs: Romero, Bailly, Mata, Pereira, Fred, Dalot, Fellaini.