Manchester United vs Man City predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today

Manchester United and Manchester City reignite their bitter rivalry on Sunday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s have upset City twice already this season and have been in resurgent form since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes, cruising past Derby to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals on Thursday.

United are now just three points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea and know they cannot afford to slip any ground in their pursuit of a Champions League place.

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City have enjoyed a tremendous fortnight, beating Real Madrid at the Bernabeu and lifting the League Cup, but Pep Guardiola’s side has little left to play for in the Premier League, with a top-four spot secured and Liverpool 25 points clear.

Here is everything you need to know:

When is it?

The match kicks off at 4.30pm on Sunday 8 March.

How can I watch it?

The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. 

What is the team news?

Manchester United: Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James are all doubts, while Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba remained sidelined.

Predicted line-up: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Fred; James, Fernandes, Martial; Ighalo

Man City: Kevin De Bruyne is a slight doubt after missing City’s FA Cup win against Sheffield Wednesday. Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane are both unavailable.

Predicted line-up: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling


Manchester United 19/5

Draw 3/1

Man City 2/3

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